Seattle Basic Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Field Trip #5 - Crevasse Rescue Evaluation - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Basic Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue

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  • Wed, May 25, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Seattle Program Center

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This is the student sign-up for the Basic Field Trip #7 - Crevasse Rescue. You will practice/demonstrate your ability to set up and operate the Z-Pulley.

More information.

Diagrams Crevasse Rescue System Setup (PDF)


students will earn:


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Equipment:     Be sure to bring all the gear listed below. Mark your equipment so that you will be able to identify it when it gets mixed in with other gear.

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • 1 large, locking pear-shaped carabiner ("HMS" or "Pearabiner")
  • Ice axe
  • Rescue pulley
  • 6 non-locking carabiners
  • 2 locking carabiners
  • 3 single and 2 double runners
  • Prusik loops (two piece set)
  • Hero loop
  • Chest harness (made of webbing)
  • Backpack
  • Mountaineering  boots 
  • Clothing suitable for being outside for several hours and lying on the ground
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