Tacoma Basic FT 5 - Glacier IV (winter overnight)

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 5 - Glacier IV (winter overnight) - Paradise

Tacoma Basic Climbin FT 3 - Winter Overnight

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

Longmire parking lot, Mt.Rainier National Park, in front of the Inn,  7:30 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




  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course manual: SNOW SHOES REQUIRED

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