Everett Intermediate Alpine Ice Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Alpine Ice

Everett Intermediate Alpine Ice Field Trip - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Swinging tools up on the Coleman seracs on Mt. Baker

Info
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  • Sat, Aug 7, 2021 — Sun, Aug 8, 2021
  • Everett Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Meet at the Heliotrope Ridge trailhead.  Time TBD.

The goal of this field trip is to get students feeling and demonstrating proficiency with their ice climbing technique to lead short, easy practice pitches. We will also spend time top roping and mock leading harder lines.

Route/Place

Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ice tools and ice screws (see course description and the explanation provided in the course lecture).

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