Kitsap Scramble FT #3 - Winter Travel

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Kitsap Scramble FT #3 - Winter Travel - Paradise

Ice axe arrest, glissading, avalanche awareness, snow shelters, snow travel and crampon use.

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 2.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Meet at Longmire at 8am.  Group/Carpool as needed when the gate opens to Paradise.

Avalanche awareness and snow travel for a day or overnight trip on the snow near Mt Rainier.



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring crampons, ice axes, warm gloves and boots for the snow.  Dress warm to be in the snow all day long and as mentioned in class.  Bring food and water.  Bring a snow shovel if you have one, snow shoes, harness system and prussic.

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