Ice Ax Refresher - Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

Seminar

Ice Ax Refresher - Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

Half-day workshop, primarily for individuals instructing at the Everett Scrambling Snow Field Trip, but there is usually room for some additional scrambling & climbing graduates of other branches.

  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

Monroe Park & Ride, 7:00am

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This half-day workshop is primarily for individuals instructing at the Everett Scrambling Snow Field Trip, but there is usually room for some additional scrambling & climbing graduates of other branches.  It’s mainly focused on how to teach skills to others, but also provides opportunity to sharpen, maintain & practice your skills.

Participation in this workshop is highly recommended for instructing at the Everett Scrambling Snow Field Trip for the first time.  But all experienced instructors are also encouraged to attend, whether to refresh on field trip logistics, instructing policies, or to share your experience / expertise with new instructors.

Everett members: Register at any time upon registration opening.

Members of other branches: Please wait until Thurs Mar 23 to register, to allow Everett branch to get all needed instructors signed up.

Topics:

> Fundamentals of how to teach & demonstrate physical skills

> Recommended sequence of skills to cover with students

> Ascending & descending techniques

> Self-belay

> Introducing students to ice ax arrest

> Practicing ice ax arrest

Route/Place

Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak



  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Ice Axe
  • Helmet
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gaiters
  • Rain Gear
  • Ten Essentials
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