Experience Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Experience Field Trip - McClure Rock

Seattle Alpine Scramble Experience Field Trip Make-up trip. Poor weather will cancel this trip.

  • Strenuous 2, Technical 2
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

We will need to arrive to get through Nisqually Gate (Longmire) at 6:30 AM.  We will meet outside the Paradise Visitor Center at 7:45 AM.  If you fail to get through the gate before 7 AM you will be turned away.


 Here you will learn and practice the skills taught at the earlier field trips as part of a real live scramble trip up to the summit of one of the many peaks in the area. There is always plenty of snow and rock to practice your steep snow, self-arrest, glissading, rock scrambling, and navigation skills.


McClure Rock

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The ten Essentials, ice axe, Helmet and crampons. 

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