BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

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

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Crevasse Rescue Field Trip

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • 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.

Route/Place

Mount Baker Recreation Area


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to the 2020 Student Manual.

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