Backcountry Snowshoe Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing

Backcountry Snowshoe Field Trip - Skyline Lake

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

TBD

Skills Covered

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

Badges

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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