Intermediate Alpine Ice - Everett - 2019

Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice

Intermediate Alpine Ice Course - Everett

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Course Description

This course prepares students to travel safely on moderate to steep alpine ice.  **There will be a lecture at the program center on July 11th @ 6PM.**  

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
Intermediate Alpine Ice Lecture
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Jul 16, 2020
Registration closed Jul 14
8 participants
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Jul 15, 2021
Registration closed Jul 14
1 participant
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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