Glacier Travel Course: Conditioning Hike - RETIRED

Field trip: Basic Glacier Travel Course

Glacier Travel Course: Conditioning Hike - RETIRED - West Tiger Mountain No. 3

Conditioning hike for the Glacier Travel Course

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  • Fri, Mar 24, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Day Hiking
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,100 ft

Tradition Lake trailhead, near the bathrooms at 4pm.  This is a Friday after work hike, and we should be done by nightfall, but make sure your headlamp is in good shape anyway!

This trip is specifically designed for participants of the Glacier Travel Course. Basic Climbing Students are also welcome. We will carry packs up to 40 lbs to prepare in terms of conditioning for upcoming glacier climbs. Conditioning hikes are optional activities but participation is highly recommended.  For the conditioning weight, I would suggest gallon jugs of water that can be emptied out at the top.

Route/Place

West Tiger Mountain No. 3


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • 10 essentials
  • hiking or mountaineering boots
  • hiking pole
  • extra weight for training purposes - get details from the leader
  • optional: ice axe (getting used to handling it)
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