Snow Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Field Trip - Stevens Pass Ski Area

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

  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Stevens Pass Ski Area at 8:00 am

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 

Badges you will earn:


Stevens Pass Ski Area

  • USGS Stevens Pass

    USGS Labyrinth Mtn

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • See full route/place details.
  • Red Marker
    47.745104, -121.089463
    47.7451040781 -121.089463067
  • Red Marker
    47.730840, -121.069345
    47.7308395277 -121.069344521
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Required Equipment

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