Field Trip 2

Field trip: Backcountry Touring Course

Field Trip 2 - Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)

Field trip #2 - Day tour and intermediate travel skills. Location subject to change.

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  • Moderate, M1 Mountain 1 Ski
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft

Location subject to change based on availability, weather and avalanche conditions.

Day tour and intermediate travel skills

Practice:

  • Touring movement skills
  • Kick Tours
  • Transitions

Location subject to change based on availability, weather and avalanche conditions.

Route/Place

Pinnacle Peak & The Castle (winter)



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard back country gear list. See course equipment gear check list.

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