Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 Field Trip - Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier

Intermediate Rock 1 & 2 Combo Field Trip

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  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017 — Thu, Oct 26, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Intermediate Alpine
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft


Combined Intermediate Alpine Ice 1/Ice 2 field trip conducted on the lower Coleman glacier.


Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

  • USGS Mt Baker

    Green Trails Mount Baker Wilderness Climbing No. 13SX

    Green Trails Mt Baker No. 13
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Standard rock gear (except rock shoes)
  • Steel crampons
  • Straight shaft ice axe
  • Ice tool (optional)
  • 2-3 ice screws (one 22cm minimum)
  • v-thread tool
  • overnight camping gear
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