Tacoma Alpine Scrambling Course Lectures and Quizzes

Be sure to complete assigned Reading complete the online, self correcting Quiz before each lecture. Quiz is required, link at end of lecture packet.


Tacoma Alpine Scrambling Student Guide

THIS IS REQUIRED READING FOR LECTURE 1 PDF link below - Committee Members, Important Links, Schedule, Graduation Requirements, Introduction, Essential and Critical Skills, Conditioning Test Standard, The 10 Essential Systems, Knots, Responsibilities and Club policies, Mountaineers Climbing Code, Equipment List, The Mountaineers’ Emergency Plan, What’s Next

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Lecture and Quiz 1

REQUIRED READING - Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (9th Edition) First Steps Ch 1, Clothing and Equipment Ch 2, Water and Nutrition Ch 3, pp 70-78, Conditioning Ch 4, Knots, Helmets,Harnesses and Carabiners Ch 9, pp 154-171, Safety Ch 23, First Aid Ch 24 - AND - Tacoma Alpine Scrambling Student Guide - all AND - Lecture 1 PDF below – Course Introduction, Conservation Activities, Essential and Critical skills, Equipment and Clothing, 10 Essential Systems, Safety and First Aid (WFA), Conditioning and Nutrition, Knots

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Lecture and Quiz 2

REQUIRED READING - Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (9th Edition) - Wilderness Travel Ch 6, all; Leave No Trace Ch 7, all; Stewardship and Access Ch 8, all; Rappelling, Non-technical Ch 11, pp 214 – 215; Rock Climbing Technique “Climbing Efficiently” Ch 12, pp 227 – 236, 248-251; Accident Response and Evacuation Ch 25, pp 522 – 524, pp 532 – 538; Mountain Weather Ch 28, all; AND Lecture 2 PDF below – Rock Techniques, Wilderness Ethics , Mountain Weather, Scramble Ratings, Signing up for Scramble Trips

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Lecture and Quiz 3

REQUIRED READING - Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (9th Edition) - Avalanche Safety and Rescue Ch 17; The Formation of Snow Avalanches Ch 27, pp 555-557; Snow Travel and Climbing Ch 16, pp 330-353; Leadership Ch 22, All; Avalanche Awareness, Snow Travel, Ice Ax Use - AND Lecture 3 PDF below

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Lecture 4

REQUIRED READING - Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills (9th Edition) - Camping and Food Ch 3, All; Review the material covered in Lectures #1 - #3 and Field Trips #1 - #3. AND read Lecture #4 PDF below - Snow Camping, Snowshoes and crampons, Leadership and Team Responsibility, Winter Overnight Preparation – Individual and Group Gear Discussion

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