Snow Skills

Field trip: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Skills - Stevens Pass Ski Area

Learn snow travel techniques, ice axe self arrest, and glissading. For K-POD

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  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Meet at TH at 7.30 am  to beat the snow melt. 

 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 

It is essential you bring a change of  clothing. 

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Route/Place

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
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