Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip

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  • Sun, Sep 17, 2017 — Mon, Sep 18, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Heliotrope Ridge trailhead at 9:00 a.m. Carpooling TBD.

Combined Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 field trip. Open sign-up. Prerequisites include successful completion of the Intermediate Evaluation, Ropes and Anchors, Rescue Methods, Rock 1, and Rock 2 field trips (or their current equivalents).

Important note: The actual dates for this field trip are 9/16-9/17.

Route/Place

Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs



  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Ice axe
  • Second ice tool
  • Steel crampons with front points
  • Two pickets
  • Two ice screws (19 cm or longer)
  • Four alpine draws
  • Two single and two double runners
  • Three locking carabiners
  • Belay device
  • Two 36-inch lengths of 7 mm nylon cord
  • V-thread tool (homemade is fine)
  • Overnight gear
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