Activity 8 - Snow 1 Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Activity 8 - Snow 1 Field Trip - Paradise

Basic Mountaineering - Snow 1 Field Trip

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  • Sat, Mar 19, 2016 — Sun, Mar 20, 2016
  • Kitsap Branch Climbing Program
  • Climbing
  • Basic
  • Adults
  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 1.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Plan to meet at Longmire at 07:45 (exact time subject to change).  National Park Pass required.  We will then drive to Paradise and hike to the Deadhorse Creek area, which is about 0.6 miles above Paradise.

Winter camping, roping up, belays and anchors, avalanche evaluation, avalanche beacon use, snow skill development.



  • 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

All required equipment for a 2-day excursion camping on snow and doing a glacier climb.  Bring adequate clothing, camping gear, and food.

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