Snow Skills

Field trip: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Skills - Paradise Area

This is the Snow Field Trip Associated with Alpine Scramble Course (A) Group

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  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 7,000 ft

Paradise visitor center parking lot, 9 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 

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Route/Place

Paradise



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 essentials, ice axe and helmet.

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