Crevasse Rescue Ground School

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Crevasse Rescue Ground School - Hurricane Ridge (winter)

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

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  • Easy+
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft

Visitor center 7:00 am

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


Hurricane Ridge (winter)

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

    Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    USGS Mt Angeles
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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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