Intermediate Snowshoeing Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing Course

Intermediate Snowshoeing Field Trip - Skyline Lake

Rescheduled field trip for the Seattle Back Country Snowshoe Skills Course.

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

Stevens Pass overnight Parking lot (D) on the north side of highway 2. Meet at the trailhead at the north end of the lot. 

The field trip is your opportunity to practice the techniques presented in the lectures and reading material under the guidance of experienced instructors. Your mastery of the skills required for safe, enjoyable winter backcountry travel will be reviewed and discussed with you.

Adequate preparation is necessary in order to get the most benefit out of the field trip:

  • Review lecture material, reading material and handouts.
  • Practice the techniques beforehand.
  • Bring adequate clothing and equipment for for a full, long day in the snow.
  • Arrive early enough to park and make whatever preparations are necessary so you can be ready to begin at the starting time.
  • Don't bring family, friends, or pets.

Carpooling for the field trip is strongly recommended, due to parking limitations. Read and understand how carpooling at the Mountaineers works. Please specify your carpool preferences for the field trip when signing up (or edit them later). Then click the link in your Profile to view other students' carpool preferences so that you can organize your own carpooling arrangements.

Note:  It is Mountaineers policy that alcohol and controlled substances may not be used before or during club tours and field trips. 

Route/Place

Skyline Ridge & Tye Peak



  • Green Trails Benchmark Mtn No. 144

    Green Trails Stevens Pass No. 176

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes West (Stevens Pass) No. 176S
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See "Required Equipment" in the Course description.

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