Alpine Scrambling Lecture

Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

Alpine Scrambling Lecture - Online Classroom

This will a half day lecture to cover course requirements, gear, and an associated NWAC Avalanche Awareness class

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

 9am-2pm Participants will be sent a ZOOM meeting link

Reading Assignment: from Freedom of the Hills, 9th Ed. Chapter 2, Chapter 6, Chapter 7 (focus on the part about digging a cat hole or packing out your poop), Chapter 16, Chapter 17, and finally Chapter 23.

We will address course requirements, expectations, and gear and talk about what exactly scrambling is, while you get to know your fellow students and instructors.  We will also hand out downclimbing kits and show you how to use them.  You will have a chance to look at Instructors' gear and ask questions.  The event will finish with an Avalanche Awareness Lecture by NWAC for students that have not already attended one of these seminars (and have the badge),

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring any gear that you want feedback on

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