Intermediate Glacier Travel Lecture

Lecture: Intermediate Glacier Travel

Intermediate Glacier Travel Lecture - Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center

Intermediate Glacier Travel Introductory lecture and practice session.

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  • Casual

Ready to begin  at 6:30 PM at the Kitsap Program Center -- 1550 Rocky Point Road NW, Bremerton WA 98312.

***Placeholder until COVID-19 situation sorted.***

AIARE Level 1 course is a prerequisite for this lecture and the course. Bring any snow gear you would like to have a look at. We will discuss/demonstrate running belay with pickets and/or ice screws, single person crevasse rescue, snow shelter construction and safety concerns with snow caves. We will review avalanche beacon procedures at the trailhead and in the field.

Begin paying attention to the Mount Hood avalanche forecast no less than one week prior to the field trip/climb. 


Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Picket
  • Harness
  • Avalanche Gear (beacon, shovel, probe)
  • The club has Avy beacons and probes to check out if you do not yet own them.
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