Alpine Ice

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Alpine Ice - Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier

Learn the basics of roped and unroped travel on snow as well as some snow camping skills.

Info
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  • Technical 3, Strenuous 3, Basic Glacier Climb, M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 11.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 8,100 ft

TBD

During this amazing field trip Basic Mountaineering students will learn the basics of snow travel including walking and climbing in balance, self arrest, self belay, descending snow, snow anchors and roped team travel and team arrest. 

Route/Place

Mount Baker/Coleman Glacier



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to the gear matrix in the student manual for required gear.  Please bring chips for your favorite instructor!

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