Seattle Basic Alpine Climbing Practice - Snoqualmie Summit West

Lecture: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine Climbing Practice - Snoqualmie Summit West

Johnson SIG one-day Snow Skills Field Trip. If you sign up and are not part of this group, your registration will be cancelled. If you are a student in another Seattle SIG, please contact the leader to inquire if there is space.

  • Sun, Mar 31, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Casual
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

Summit West parking lot, not terribly early - probably around 9 am. Email with details to come. 

This is a crucial snow skills field trip and is a prerequisite for our winter overnight trip at Hyak Lake on April 13-14.

We will be practicing essential snow travel skills including:

  • walking in crampons
  • walking in balance
  • traveling as a rope team
  • self-belay
  • ice axe arrest x4 positions
  • crevasse rescue demonstration
Route/Place

Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Per SIG Leader instruction - bring all the glacier gear.

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