Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course - Seattle - 2018

Scrambling Course

Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

This course covers the same curriculum of skills as the regular Scramble Course but over the span of one weekend.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

If you find it easier to take a class over a long weekend or missed the most recent Alpine Scrambling class deadline--  Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course (CASC) is for you, differing only from the regular Alpine Scrambling class by the intensity of the instructional experience. Learn how to travel off-trail and safely across rock and snow filled terrain and use an ice ax to reach some of the great peaks in the area. After  a lecture at the Seattle Program Center and a long-weekend of field instruction the program culminates with the regular Seattle Alpine Scrambling class Experience Field Trip in June.

The course will begin at the Seattle Mountaineer Program center on Friday, May 18, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  The course will then move to the Stevens Pass Mountaineers Lodge on Friday night through Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2018. After the class students are required to meet all other requirements to successfully graduate the program. Your registration fee includes the fee for the Lodge at Stevens Pass. Due to the challenges of CASC an application is required and students are expected to demonstrate excellent physical conditioning – such as being able to achieve 2,000 feet in elevation gain in a reasonable time with a pack in each of two consecutive days as well as other strenuous physical activities during the field trips. One test is hiking Mt. Si in 2 hours with a pack carrying 15% of your body weight.  Due to the timing of this course, students will either have to have completed the Wilderness Navigation course or be signed up for Wilderness Navigation early in the season, please check  the Navigation Courses for more information. 

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Conditioning Hike (optional)
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Sat, Mar 6, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
2 participants
0 instructors
Mount Si Main Trail
Sun, Mar 7, 2021
Registration closed Mar 5
1 participant
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Tue, Mar 9, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Mount Si Old Trail
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
3 participants
1 instructor
Mount Si Main Trail
Thu, Mar 11, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain 2 & 3
Thu, Mar 11, 2021
Registration closed Mar 4
6 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Sat, Mar 13, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
1 instructor
Humpback Mountain
Sat, Mar 13, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
4 participants
1 instructor
West Tiger Mountain 1-2-3
Sun, Mar 14, 2021
Registration closed Feb 19
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Si Main Trail
Mon, Mar 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
2 participants
1 instructor
Mount Si Old Trail
Tue, Mar 16, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
3 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Thu, Mar 18, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
3 participants
0 instructors
Mount Si Old Trail
Sat, Mar 20, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
4 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 1
Sat, Mar 20, 2021
Registration closes Mar 18
0 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Sun, Mar 21, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
3 participants
1 instructor
West Tiger Mountain No. 1
Tue, Mar 23, 2021
Registration closed Mar 4
3 participants
1 instructor
Mount Si Old Trail
Tue, Mar 23, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
2 participants
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 1
Sat, Mar 27, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
1 participant
0 instructors
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Sun, Mar 28, 2021
Registration closed Mar 2
1 participant
0 instructors
Mount Si Old Trail
Tue, Mar 30, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
2 participants
1 instructor on waitlist
Mount Si Old Trail
Wed, Mar 31, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
5 participants
1 instructor
Mailbox Peak
Thu, Apr 1, 2021
Registration closes Mar 30
3 participants
1 instructor
West Tiger Mountain No. 3 Cable Line
Tue, Apr 6, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
7 participants
0 instructors
Mount Teneriffe/Serendipity Ridge
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
Registration closed Feb 19
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Si Main Trail
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
1 instructor
Mount Si Main Trail
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Mailbox Peak
Tue, Apr 20, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
1 instructor
Mount Si Old Trail
Thu, Apr 22, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Mailbox Peak
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
In-town Workshop (optional)
Magnuson Park
Thu, Apr 1, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Apr 6, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Woodland Park
Wed, Apr 7, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Registration closed Feb 28
1 participant
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Registration closed Feb 20
0 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
9 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Apr 19, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
Registration closed Feb 23
0 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Sat, May 1, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, May 6, 2021
Registration closed Feb 20
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Fri, May 7, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
0 instructors
Magnuson Park
Tue, May 11, 2021
Registration closed Feb 23
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, May 13, 2021
Registration closed Feb 28
0 participants
1 instructor
Magnuson Park
Fri, May 14, 2021
Registration closes May 12
1 participant
0 instructors
Snow Skills (optional)
Magnuson Park
Thu, Apr 8, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Bean Creek Basin
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 -
Sun, Apr 11, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Guye Peak/North Route
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Snoqualmie Mountain
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
0 instructors
Paradise
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Registration closed Feb 26
0 participants
0 instructors
Paradise
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
Registration closed Feb 28
1 participant
0 instructors
Paradise
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
Registration closed Feb 20
0 participants
0 instructors
Alpental Ski Area
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
1 instructor
Paradise Area
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Paradise
Sat, May 1, 2021
Registration closed Feb 23
0 participants
0 instructors
Stevens Pass Ski Area
Sun, May 2, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak
Sun, May 9, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Rock Scrambling (optional)
Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony
Sat, Apr 24, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Sam Hill (Leavenworth)
Sat, May 1, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Erie
Sun, May 2, 2021
Registration closed Feb 11
0 participants
1 instructor
Seattle Program Center
Thu, May 6, 2021
Registration closed Feb 5
1 participant
0 instructors
Little Si/Meditation Rock
Sat, May 8, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
1 instructor
Seattle Program Center
Sun, May 9, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Erie
Sat, May 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 20
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Erie
Sat, May 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 28
1 participant
0 instructors
Dirty Harry's Balcony
Sat, May 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 8
1 participant
0 instructors
Mount Erie
Sat, May 15, 2021
Registration closed Feb 23
0 participants
0 instructors
Mount Erie
Sun, May 16, 2021
Registration closes May 14
1 participant
0 instructors
Dirty Harry's Peak, Balcony & East Balcony
Sat, May 22, 2021
Registration closed Feb 24
0 participants
0 instructors
Roster
Required Equipment

The 10 Essentials, Scrambling gear and overnight supplies for 2 nights at the Stevens Lodge. 

Course Materials

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