Seattle SIG Practices and Conditioners

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle SIG Practices and Conditioners - Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

Part I of McCarthy SIG Snow Field Trip. A one-day local outing to practice snow techniques.

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  • Sat, Apr 3, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

Note: Sign-up is disabled for this event.  Sign up for the April 17-18 winter overnight at Mt. St. Helens, and you will be added to this event.  Both are required for SIG Snow FT credit.

7 am Summit West Parking lot.

This is a one-day local outing where we  will work on snow anchors, crevasse rescue, roped travel, ice axe arrest.  The winter overnight is a separate trip down at Mt. St. Helens.

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. Snow camping will be a separate field trip.


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.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Harness, helmet, ice axe, picket, crampons, all slings, all carabiners, 10 essentials.

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