Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Snow 2

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Snow 2 - Bullion Basin (winter)

Snow II Tacoma Alpine Scrambles Field Trip

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft

We'll meet at the Crystal Mtn Ski parking lot 8am

Further details provided at lecture

Snow II Field Trip for Tacoma Alpine Scrambles students. Students will be tested on the following: 1. Ice axe (parts and how to carry) 2. Moving in balance – Turning in balance 3. Ice Axe Self Belay 4. Kicking steps - Snow Travel in Groups 5. Rest step 6. Plunge stepping 7. Sidehill traversing on steep slopes 8. Ice Axe Arrest - sitting, face down, upside down on back (all with and without pack). 

Badges

students will earn:

Route/Place

Bullion Basin (winter)



  • USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ice Axe, Helmet, 10Es , Crampons if you have them

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