Alpine Scrambling Course - Olympia - 2018

Scrambling Course

Alpine Scrambling Course

Alpine Scrambling Course - Olympia

The Alpine Scrambling course teaches essential techniques of off-trail wilderness travel needed for scaling snow and rock summits. Alpine scrambling may at times involve unroped movement on and across low or moderately-exposed snow and rock terrain, but does not include roped climbing on high-angle, seriously-exposed technical rock faces, nor does it involve roped travel on glacier terrain.

The Wilderness Skills course is a pre-requisite.  Alpine Scrambling students will need to attend the Wilderness Skills course in January, prior to the first Alpine Scrambling lecture.

Mountain Oriented First Aid (MOFA) and Navigation are required to graduate.  These can be taken concurrent with Alpine Scrambling.

Alpine Scrambling students are also required to perform a full day of stewardship to graduate from the course. 

Mountaineers Freedom of the Hills  9th edition is required reading. Please do not purchase this until you make contact with me. If we order in bulk, we can get a greater discount.

We recommend that you not purchase your mountaineering equipment until after the 1st classroom session.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Rock Scrambling Field Trip
McCleary Cliffs
Sat, Jun 9, 2018
Registration closed Jun 7
28 participants
5 instructors
Introduction to Alpine Scrambling Lecture
Lacey Community Center
Tue, Feb 5, 2019
Registration closed Feb 5
23 participants
1 instructor
Basic Skills Workshop
Michael T. Simmons Elementary School
Sat, Feb 9, 2019
Registration closed Feb 5
31 participants
0 instructors
Snow Travel Lecture
Lacey Community Center
Tue, Mar 5, 2019
Registration closed Feb 5
25 participants
5 instructors
Snow I Field Trip
Paradise
Sat, Mar 9, 2019
Registration closed Feb 5
19 participants
6 instructors
Avalanche Awareness Lecture
Lacey Community Center
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Registration closed Feb 5
29 participants
5 instructors
Roster
Course Materials

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