Experience Field Trip

Field trip: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

Experience Field Trip - Bean Creek Basin

One day field trip to practice all scrambling skills

  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Carpools are encouraged and many students/instructors choose to camp the night before at Beverly Campground.  Logistics to be worked out during the course.

Field trip will begin at 8 am!

This all day field trip takes place in the Bean Creek Basin area of the Cascades north of the town of Cle Elum on I-90.

 Here you will learn and practice the skills taught at the earlier field trips as part of a real live scramble trip up to the summit of one of the many peaks in the area. There is always plenty of snow and rock to practice your steep snow, self-arrest, glissading, rock scrambling, and navigation skills.


Bean Creek Basin

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    47.388919, -120.872204
    47.3889189621 -120.872204304
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    47.409833, -120.855875
    47.409833451 -120.855875016
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Ten Essentials
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Helmet
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