Introduction to Alpine Ice and Winter/Mixed - Everett - 2015-2016

Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice

Intermediate Alpine Ice and Winter Mixed including the Winter Bivy

Info
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Course Description

Alpine Ice prepares students to travel safely on moderate to steep alpine ice.

This registration is for Winter Mixed

Course Outcomes

  • evaluate ice, snow and mixed conditions 
  • move efficiently and confidently
  • place effective protection
  • Practice mock leading on top rope
  • strategize and adapt leading safely based on terrain
  • Learn basic piton craft and placements.

Schedule

  • Winter Mixed Lecture 1-26-16  7-9:15 pm
  • Winter Mixed FT 1-30/31-16
Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice Lecture
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Jul 20, 2016
Registration closed Jul 19
1 participant
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Registration closed Jul 17
7 participants
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 6, 2016 -
Sun, Aug 7, 2016
Registration closed Aug 4
2 participants
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -
Sun, Aug 5, 2018
Registration closed Aug 2
0 participants
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
Roster
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)

Course Materials

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