Snow Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Field Trip - Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak

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

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

More details will come in email prior to the field trip. We will meet in the Steven's Pass parking lot on the north side of the highway. Meet time is 8:00am. Please be geared up are ready to go by 8:00.

Meeting time: 8:00 am at Stevens Pass Ski Area.

 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 Ridge & Tye Peak

  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

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

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