Field Trip

Field trip: Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Course

Field Trip - Paradise Glacier

Required Field Trip for backcountry ski course

Info
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  • M2G Mountain 2 Glacier Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

We will discuss this in depth, but assume we will meet and carpool to the park. This is subject to weather conditions, government funding and subject to change.

Route/Place

Paradise Glacier



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins (or other method to travel uphill on snow)
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon
  • Avalanche probe
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