Tacoma Basic FT 3 - Winter Overnight

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 3 - Winter Overnight - Paradise (winter)

Tacoma Basic Climbin FT 3 - Winter Overnight

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Longmire parking lot, Mt.Rainier National Park, infront of the Inn,  8 AM

Tacoma Basic Climbing Course FT 3 - Winter Overnight

Test your ability to sleep in the snow: setting up camp, clothing layering system, and boiling snow for water/food

Practice: Glacier travel skills, walking in snow and crampons techniques, Ice axe arrest and descending techniques, snow anchors,  crevasse rescue, and emergency shelters


Paradise (winter)

  • Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269S

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    USGS Mt Rainier East
  • See full route/place details.
  • Red Marker
    46.785956, -121.736531
    46.7859555335 -121.736530514
  • Red Marker
    46.804734, -121.733112
    46.8047337004 -121.733111859
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course manual: SNOW SHOES REQUIRED

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