BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic AlpineClimbing Course

BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue - Mount Baker Recreation Area

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Crevasse Rescue Field Trip

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  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,640 ft

Details will be provided to participants.

Skills covered:

  • Z-pulley setup and operation
  • Direct haul 
  • 2:1 drop loop
  • Management of a snow camp

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.


Mount Baker Recreation Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to the 2020 Student Manual.

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