Alpine Ice FT2

Field trip: Alpine Ice

Alpine Ice FT2 - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Students will swing leads on glacier ice and do some top roped ice climbing.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

We will follow on from the Ice 1 FT.

Students learn to swing leads on low angle glacier ice and practice skills taught in the course.

Route/Place

Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Everything needed for an alpine rock climb (minus the rock protection)
  • Sharp 12 point steel crampons (no aluminum)
  • Conventional ice axe
  • Ice tools (Bring them if you have them. We have several sets to share.)
  • v-thread tool
  • 4-5 feet of 7 mm nylon cord
  • 2-3 ice screws, including one 22 cm
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