Intermediate Glacier Climbing Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Glacier Climbing

Intermediate Glacier Climbing Field Trip - Mount Baker Recreation Area

Intermediate Glacier Climbing - Everett

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  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,640 ft

Schreiber's Meadow Trailhead.  7:30am.  Saturday June 27, 2015

Students will practice skills on snow slopes and 2-person crevasse rescue. 

This is an overnight trip on a glacier or snowfield.

Bring all of the gear you would need for an actual overnight glacier climb. 



Mount Baker Recreation Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Standard glacier travel gear
  • Mountaineering boots


    If you have the optional equipment bring it to the field trip, but its not required to purchase.
  • Technical Ice Axe (not an ice climbing ice tool) a 2nd ice axe such as a Black Diamond Venom or a lightweight Camp for use when climbing steeper snow with 2 axes.
  • 1 or 2 Ice screws (at least one 22 cm for making v-threads). 
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