Winter Mountaineering

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Winter Mountaineering - Red Mountain (Commonwealth Basin)

On this trip we will discuss gear selection, avalanche terrain choices and study, emergency shelters, and general winter mountaineering skills and choices

  • Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft

Location of this field trip subject to change, details will be given at the lecture.

Route/Place

Red Mountain (Commonwealth Basin)



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • 10 Essentials
  • Snow flotation (whatever you choose you should be very proficient at it's use)
  • Bivy sack (optional, but very useful)
  • Shovel, Probe, Beacon
  • Snow saw (optional, but very useful)
  • Good attitude and willingness to have fun!

NOT AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST

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