Basic Mountaineering - Snow 1 Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Basic Mountaineering - Snow 1 Field Trip - Paradise (winter)

Basic Mountaineering - Snow 1 Field Trip

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

Will meet at Longmire at a time TBD on Saturday morning.

Winter camping, snow travel, self arrest, self belay, belays and anchors in snow conditions,  use of crampons, basic snow assessment, and snow skill development.  Use of avalanche beacons and probes if time permits.


Paradise (winter)

  • Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269S

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • See full route/place details.
  • Red Marker
    46.785956, -121.736531
    46.7859555335 -121.736530514
  • Red Marker
    46.804734, -121.733112
    46.8047337004 -121.733111859
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

all required equipment.

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