Seattle Basic Alpine SIG Field Trip - Overnight Snow Scrambling

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine SIG Field Trip - Overnight Snow Scrambling - Commonwealth Basin

Daryl-Ashish SIG Snow Field Trip - Overnight Snow (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, Roped Travel) plus scrambling

  • Sat, Apr 27, 2024 — Sun, Apr 28, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,400 ft

Summit West parking area (closest to the freeway).   0900 for 0930 departure.

This field trip will focus on introducing basic climbing class students to the basics of snow belays, snow anchors, crevasse rescue, traveling together on a rope, and snow camping.  In the past we've been able to take other SIG students; check with the leader for availability closer to the dates.  

We will camp towards where commonwealth creek narrows, and if conditions permit, attempt to climb up to Cave Ridge.


students will earn:


Commonwealth Basin

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

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

Required Equipment

All required snow travel equipment.

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