BC Field Trip: Snow Travel

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

BC Field Trip: Snow Travel - White Pass Nordic Center

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Travel

  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,000 ft
  • Pace: 2.5

Highway parking east of summit at PCT junction.

The field trip leader will give exact coordinates and meeting time as we get closer to the event. 

Skills covered:

  • Ice axe arrest
  • Team arrest
  • Roped glacier travel
  • Avalanche awareness
  • Sitting hip belay
  • Standing carabiner ice 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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