Seattle MAC - Snow 2 Field Trip

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Snow 2 Field Trip - Mount Baker Recreation Area: Easton Glacier

This is the 2nd snow skills field trip covering more advanced glacier travel techniques including rope teams, crevasse safety / navigation / rescue / raising systems, objective hazard and situational awareness, team dynamics, etc. This trip has prerequisites.

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  • Basic Glacier Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,640 ft

see trip sheet for details

Prerequisites: Crevasse rescue skills workshop  + at least one crevasse rescue skills night, and Snow 1 field trip. 

Along with the prerequisites, this field trip will prepare participants to tackle the glaciated peaks of the Cascades such as Mt. Baker, Mt. Rainier, Crystal Mtn, and others. Note that participation in these field trips does guarantee eligibility for alpine and/or glacier climbs but is a basic requirement. Eligibility will be determined on a case by case basis. 


students will earn:


Mount Baker Recreation Area

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

see trip sheet for complete list

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