Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Snow 2

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Tacoma Scrambling Field Trip - Snow 2 - Pinnacle Saddle

Snow II Tacoma Alpine Scrambles Field Trip. All students are able to attend this trip. The trip student limit indicated is not correct. There is NO limit on number of students participating.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,150 ft

Longmire parking lot. Meet-up Time to be provided in class.

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). Meet at the parking lot at Longmire at 0730 Saturday morning, boots on ready to go.


students will earn:


Pinnacle Saddle

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ice Axe, helmet, 10 essentials, rain pants and coat,

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