Intermediate Snowshoe Field Trip (Ice Ax)

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoe Field Trip (Ice Ax) - Skyline Lake

CANCELED DUE TO AVALANCHE DANGER. Field trip for the Foothills Backcountry Snowshoeing Skills course. Completion of the field trip is required prior to participating in Intermediate Snowshoe trips.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Brickyard park-and-ride, 15530 Juanita Woodinville Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011,   6:00 AM

Skills Covered

  • Avalanche terrain travel rituals
  • Walking in balance
  • Ice Axe Skills
    • Self-belay
    • Self-arrest
  • Emergency bivouac
  • Snow pack evaluation
Route/Place

Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak



  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Snowshoes with side rails
  • Ice Axe
  • Helmet
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