Seattle Basic SIG SNOW FT - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, & Roped Travel)

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic SIG SNOW FT - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, & Roped Travel) - Mazama Ridge (Mount Rainier)

Basic Field Trip #6 - SIG Snow Overnight (Snow Anchors & Belays, Crevasse Rescue, Snow Camping, Roped Travel)

Info
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  • Sat, May 14, 2016 — Sun, May 15, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Backcountry Skiing, Snowshoeing
  • Intermediate
  • Adults
  • M1 Mountain 1 Ski, Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft

Paradise Parking Lot at 9 AM

This field trip will focus on introducing basic climbing class students to the basics of snow belays, snow anchors, crevasse rescue including both 2:1 & 3:1 raising systems, traveling together on a rope, snow camping, and expectations for an alpine start. 

Route/Place

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.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All required snow travel equipment, snow shoes or skis recommended.

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