Snow I: Basic Snow Travel

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Snow I: Basic Snow Travel - Austin Pass (winter)

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

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  • Easy
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 2.0


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. 


students will earn:


Austin Pass (winter)

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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