Intermediate Alpine Ice - Everett - 2017

Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice

Intermediate Alpine Ice Course - Everett - 2017

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Course Description

This course prepares students to travel safely on moderate to steep alpine ice.  The course will give preference to Everett Branch Students until July 1st.

Course Outcomes

  • evaluate ice conditions
  • move efficiently and confidently
  • place effective protection
  • build ice anchors
  • strategize and adapt leading safely based on terrain

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Everett Intermediate Alpine Ice Field Trip - RETIRED
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 -
Sun, Aug 20, 2017
Registration closed Aug 10
0 participants
Intermediate Alpine Ice Lecture
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Jul 24, 2018
Registration closed Jul 22
12 participants
Everett Intermediate Alpine Ice Field Trip
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -
Sun, Aug 5, 2018
Registration closed Aug 2
0 participants
Required Equipment
  • Mountaineering boots
  • 12 point crampons
  • Ice tool, a matched pair is nice to have, but you can get away with a single tool
  • 3 or 4 Ice screws (at least one 22 cm for making v-threads)
  • 1 Cordelettes
  • 2 9/16" Tubular webbing  slings- unsewn.
  • 4 Sewn Alpine Draws- 2 single, 2 double
Course Materials

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