IGT - Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Glacier Travel

IGT - Field Trip - Mount Baker Recreation Area: Easton Glacier

Field trip to put together and practice the individual skills learned

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


This overnight field trip will allow student to practice the skills learned in the previous class

Day 1: Approach and solo crevasse rescue practice

Day 2: Refresher on belaying, glacier travel, other belay methods. 

order of the weekend depends on weather conditions


Mount Baker Recreation Area

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