BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend - Paradise

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Weekend

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Details will be shared via email from the Field Trip Leader closer to the trip date.

Skills covered:

  • Ice axe arrests
  • Team arrests
  • Roped glacier travel
  • Sitting hip belay
  • Standing carabiner ice axe belay
  • Boot axe belay
  • Management of a snow camp - set up and break down
  • Ranger trench
  • Alpine start
  • Fixed line travel
  • Avalanche awareness - snow pit
Route/Place

Paradise



  • 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.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Refer to 2020 Student Manual.

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