Snow Scrambling Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Scrambling Field Trip - Snoqualmie Summit West

Practice techniques for scrambling safely on snow-covered, 3rd class terrain, including the use of an ice axe to self-belay and self-arrest.

  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

See course communications.

This field trip covers techniques needed to travel safely in 3rd class, snow-covered terrain, including:

  • putting on and walking in crampons
  • walking in balance
  • ice axe self-belay 
  • ice axe self-arrest
  • proper glissade technique


instructors will earn:


Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • 10 Essentials
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Climbing Helmet
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