Kitsap Scramble Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Kitsap Scramble Field Trip - Paradise

Winter Overnight Field Trip #3

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Muster at Longmire at 8:30 am and plan on departing Paradise at 10am. Students will be prepared to camp overnight on the snow. Bring ten essentials, ice axe, crampons, snow shoes, and shovel if you have one. Bear canister is required and is obtainable from Kitsap or at the Ranger Station at Longmire.  National Park permit is required. Bring enough fuel to melt snow for food and hydration. If possible lighten weight by sharing resources.

Students and instructors will bring ten essential, appropriate equipment, and any other designated equipment.  Instructors will need to be able to dig some emergency snow shelters so bring shovels and if possible snow saw and plenty of extra gloves.  Bring equipment to demonstrate snow pit analysis.



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ice ax, crampons, snow shoes, tent, ten essentials, warm clothes, fuel, shovel if possible, bear canisters.

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