Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Snow & Glacier Travel Skills

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Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Snow & Glacier Travel Skills - Alpental Ski Area

A Free Clinic. Review Snow and Glacier Travel skills

Info
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  • Sat, May 20, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi

Meet at the upper Alpental parking lot at 9:30Am

The Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics offer Basic Alpine Climbing graduates and Glacier Travel graduates, and non-Mountaineer members with equivalent training and experience, the opportunity to review the skills and techniques they learned in the course.  Cost per clinic: $0
More information on the Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics series 


This Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Snow and Glacier Travel -  covers snow and glacier travel skills.

Skills to be practiced:

  • Ice axe arrest
  • Glissading
  • Snow and Glacier travel techniques (rest step, crossing crevasses)
  • Snow Anchors
  • Crevasse Rescue
Route/Place

Alpental Ski Area



  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Glacier & Snow travel gear

Material to try as a snow anchor

Crampons if you want to check the fit.

Helmets for ice axe arrest practice.

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