Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Snow & Glacier Travel Skills


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

Snow Travel and Crevasse Rescue Practice

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  • Sat, May 19, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet at upper-most parking lot (beyond the standard Snow Lake parking area) if the gate is open.

Arrive by 9am.

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

Clinic Materials (Information from the Basic Alpine Climbing Course Materials)

Skills to be practiced:

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

Alpental Ski Area

  • 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

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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