Snow Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Field Trip - Skyline Lake, Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

Learn snow travel techniques, ice axe self arrest, and glissading.

  • Moderate, M1 Intremediate Ski, Winter Scramble
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Meet at Stevens Pass at 8:00 AM, see leader notes.

More details will come in email prior to the field trip. We will meet in the Steven's Pass parking lot on the South side of the highway to the east of the main lodge complex and near the public restrooms. Meet time is 8:00am. Please be geared up are ready to go by 8:00.

Leader's notes

 This will be a full day of rolling around in the snow! We will cover snow travel on technical terrain, and what to do if you fall.

You will learn and practice these skills:

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

Skyline Lake, Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S

    USGS Stevens Pass

    USGS Labyrinth Mtn

    Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See the Course Handbook

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