WCR - Winter Mountaineering

Field trip: Winter Mountaineering & Advanced Crevasse Rescue

WCR - Winter Mountaineering - Alpental Backcountry

Winter Mountaineering skills and overnight experience

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

Alpental 7am

This overnight field trip will allow student to learn and practice skills as well as experience an overnight in a snow shelter

Day 1: Snow anchors, snow belays, building snow shelters

Day 2: Snow travel techniques

Skills covered will depend on weather conditions. This trip may be subject to rescheduling


Alpental Ski Area

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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