Seattle Basic Alpine SIG Field Trip - Overnight Snow Scrambling

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine SIG Field Trip - Overnight Snow Scrambling - Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)

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, M1 Intremediate Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 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.  


students will earn:


Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)

  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All required snow travel equipment.

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