BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic AlpineClimbing Course

BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue - Mount Rainier Lower Nisqually Glacier

Crevasse Rescue FT-MRNP-Olympia/Nisqually Glacier

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft


Crevasse Rescue FT on the lower Nisqually Glacier.  Students will practice crevasse rescue and glacier travel techniques, including Z-pulley set-up and operation.  We hope to have open crevasses for live practice.


Mount Rainier Lower Nisqually Glacier

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to Olympia BC student manual.

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