Activity 9 - Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Activity 9 - Crevasse Rescue - Hurricane Hill (winter)

This FT provides instruction on the basics of crevasse rescue in a snow setting in preparation for subsequent use in a snow/glacier environment.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 ft

8 am

Students will learn and demonstrate crevasse rescue techniques in preparation for use on snow/glacier for Snow 2.


Hurricane Hill (winter)

  • Green Trails Hurricane Ridge/Elwha North No. 134S

    Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    USGS Mt Angeles

    USGS Hurricane Hill
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Gear for snow and glacier travel.



Ice Axe


Climbing Harness

Locking and non-locking carabiners


Prusiks (chest and foot)

Chest Harness

Rescue Pulley

Appropriate Clothing

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