Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski Trip - Crystal Mountain Backcountry

Advanced Backcountry Ski/Snowboard in the wilderness that involves using skins to ski uphill and then skiing or snowboarding down! This trip has prerequisites. See leaders notes for details.

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  • M2 Advanced Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.9 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,900 ft
  • 1 (6 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • FULL (1 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

see trip sheet for details

Topic: MAC Ski Trip - February 17th - pre-trip meeting
Time: Feb 11, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Backcountry skiing or snowboarding is a great way to enjoy the mountains in the wintertime! Skin up a mountain with us, then enjoy some incredible skiing or snowboarding downhill!

This is an advanced trip. Please read the requirements carefully before signing up!

Registration: Please limit your registration to 1 backcountry ski trip per month until the final week preceding any additional trips. 

Prerequisites: Prior backcountry skiing experience (not a trip suitable for beginners or first time backcountry skiers)

At least 2 years of in-bounds skiing experience and ability to ski black diamond runs (not necessarily in good style) in any conditions. You must be able to get down the hill. 

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course completed / badge. 

NIKO course completed / badge.

Students will either need to have their own AT kit or rent one.


Crystal Mountain Ski Area

  • USGS White River Park

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

TBD- Check the trip sheet or talk to the trip leader!

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