Rock Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Rock Field Trip - Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony

Seattle Alpine Scramble Rock Field Trip.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,900 ft

More details will come in an email prior to the field trip.
Meet  at the TH at 8:00 a.m.

Once we get organized and checked-in, we will split into smaller groups of about six students and a pair of instructors for small group instruction for the rest of the day, traveling separately from the other groups to minimize our impact on the site and other users.

During this all-day field trip you will learn and practice these skills:

  • Climbing and down-climbing fairly steep rocks faces and slabs.
  • Traveling in boulder fields, talus and scree.
  • Protected downclimb techniques 

Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony

  • Green Trails Bandera No. 206

    Green Trails Mount Si NRCA No. 206S

    Green Trails Middle Fork Snoqualmie No. 174S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Course Handbook

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