BC Field Trip: Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

BC Field Trip: Crevasse Rescue - Paradise Area

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Crevasse Rescue

  • Sat, May 31, 2025 — Sun, Jun 1, 2025
  • Olympia Basic Alpine Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,300 ft
  • Pace: 2

Paradise Lower Parking Lot

The field trip leader will verify finalized meeting times for instructors and students when we get closer to the event. This field trip usually gets started very early.

Skills covered:

  • Z-pulley setup and operation
  • Direct haul 
  • 2:1 drop loop

This field trip also acts a a backup should Snow Weekend get rescheduled. Other skills could be added to this field trip depending on need and may be an overnight trip.



  • 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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