Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Trip - Paradise Area (winter)

A back country ski trip for MAC. There is homework that is due by the pre-trip meeting. Please see meeting place and time & leader's notes.

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  • Sun, Dec 6, 2020
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • 1 (6 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

See trips sheet (Mandatory pre-trip homework described on trip sheet. Due by the time of the pre-trip meeting. Participants will not be allowed to join trip without completing homework and other trip prep items.)

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday 12/1 @ 5pm via Zoom.

All students, leaders, parents, drivers, chaperones, etc, should attend this meeting.

Meeting ID: 893 5423 3437

Prepare to show the items you'll be bringing with you on the trip at this meeting.

Prerequisites:

Mountaineers WFA badge or equivalent first aid experience

Mountaineers Avalanche Awareness Course badge or equivalent experience. Students who participated in the MAC + NWAC course last year qualify. 

All people should be able to ski black diamond slopes at a resort in any condition, and have been backcountry skiing or splitboard riding using skins at least once.

Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday 12/1 @ 5pm via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 893 5423 3437

IMPORTANT: Chains will be required to be carried by all vehicles, AWD/4WD included.

 

Route/Place

Paradise



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

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

Required Equipment

  • Boots, skis/snowboard, poles
  • Climbing skins 
  • Avalanche shovel (metal blade)
  • Avalanche beacon - Two or three antenna version required 
  • Avalanche probe
  • Snowboarders must have split boards (no snowshoes).
Trip Reports