GTCR Field Trip - Mt. Rainier National Park

Field trip: Glacier Skiing/Snowboarding and Crevasse Rescue

GTCR Field Trip - Mt. Rainier National Park - Paradise

Mt. Rainier National Park, Paradise Ranger Station

  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,200 ft

Meet at the Paradise parking lot. 8:30AM on Saturday, 6:30AM on Sunday. Please be geared up and ready to start so we can leave on time.

Two-day field trip at Mt. Rainier National Park.

On Saturday we will practice arrest techniques, roped travel, and rescue systems on the slopes near Alta Vista.

On Sunday we will travel to the Nisqually Glacier (weather permitting), lower students into a crevasse, and use the rescue systems to raise them back to the surface.



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

ALL required course equipment, ten essentials, extra clothing for day two.

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