Intermediate Alpine Ice - Everett - 2018

Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice

Intermediate Alpine Ice Course - Everett 2018

Course Description

This course prepares students to travel safely on moderate to steep alpine ice.  Prerequisites include having taken either the Leading on Rock module or the Intermediate Glacier Module.  Everett Students will have priority.

Course Outcomes

  • evaluate ice conditions
  • move efficiently and confidently
  • place effective protection
  • build ice anchors
  • strategize and adapt leading safely based on terrain
Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice Lecture
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Jul 24, 2018
Registration closes Jul 22
14 participants
Everett Intermediate Alpine Ice Field Trip
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -
Sun, Aug 5, 2018
Registration closes Aug 2
9 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

There are no materials for this course.