Olympia Intermediate Ice Field Trip 2

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Olympia Intermediate Ice Field Trip 2 - Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier

Instruction on placing ice protection and anchor building; participants will also mock lead, while progressing to leading.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft


Ice I is a prerequisite for Ice II, and must be taken in the same year.

Hard Snow is another prerequisite for Ice II, but does not need to be taken in the same year.


students will earn:


Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Equipment to be discussed at the lecture preceding this field trip.

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