Snow II Tacoma Alpine Scrambles Field Trip

Field trip: Alpine Scrambling Course

Snow II Tacoma Alpine Scrambles Field Trip - Pinnacle Saddle

Snow II Tacoma Alpine Scrambles Field Trip

  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 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.

Badges

students will earn:

Route/Place

Pinnacle Saddle


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

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