BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel - Paradise

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Travel

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Easy
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Paradise lower parking lot - time TBD

Skills covered:

  • Ice axe arrest
  • Team arrest
  • Glacier travel
  • Avalanche awareness
  • Sitting hip belay
  • Standing carabiner ice axe belay
  • Fixed line travel
  • Knots


  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please refer to the Student Manual.

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