Intermediate Snowshoeing Field Trip #2 - Snow & Avalanche Safety

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing Course

Intermediate Snowshoeing Field Trip #2 - Snow & Avalanche Safety - Tye Peak

Single-day Field trip #2 for the Seattle Intermediate Snowshoeing Course. If the weather on Saturday doesn't work then the backup date will be Sunday or the next listed FT date on the course page.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft

8 am (ready to go), the northern parking lot of the Stevens Pass Ski Area (more details to be provided in the email before the trip)

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 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.

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


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.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See "Required Equipment" in the Course description.

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