Snow Skills

Field trip: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow Skills - Stevens Pass Ski Area

This is the Snow Field Trip associated with Compressed Alpine Scramble Course B.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

More details will come in email prior to the field trip.
After returning to the Mountaineers Lodge at Stevens Pass for the night before this Field Trip, we will plan to be geared up and ready to go in the morning by 8:00 a.m. 

Meeting time: 8:00 a.m. at Stevens Pass Ski Area

This will be a full day of rolling around in the snow, having fun while being safe! 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 



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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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 essentials, mountaineering boots, ice axe, and helmet.

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