Rock & Snow Field Trip (Students Do Not Register, for Records-only)

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Rock & Snow Field Trip (Students Do Not Register, for Records-only) - Bean Peak

Day 2 of 2 for a full weekend of back-to-back field trips to learn and practice rock and snow travel techniques. Leader, location and details to be updated before March. Registration for Saturday, will assume Sunday's attendance as well.

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  • Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft

Meeting time: TBD at TBD

 This will be a full weekend with two days to learn and practice rock and snow travel techniques.

During the Snow Field Trip, you will learn and practice these snow travel skills:

  • Ascending and descending on steep snow
  • Crampon use
  • Ice axe self-arrest
  • Glissading 

During the Rock Field Trip, you will learn and practice these rock travel skills:

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

Bean Creek Basin



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Teanaway Butte

    USGS Mount Stuart

    USGS Red Top Mtn

    USGS Enchantment Lakes
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Gear required for an actual Scramble trip.

See Course Handbook.

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