BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel

Field trip: Basic AlpineClimbing Course

BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel - White Pass Nordic Center

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Travel

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

White Pass area

Skills covered:

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

White Pass Nordic Center

  • Green Trails Goat Rocks William O Douglas Wilderness No. 303S

    Green Trails White Pass No. 303

    USGS White Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please refer to the Student Manual.

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