Tacoma Basic FT 5 - Glacier III: In the Field

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 5 - Glacier III: In the Field - Paradise

Tacoma Basic FT 4 - Practice: Snow Anchors, Crevasse Rescue, Ice Axe Arrest

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Whitaker's Bunkhouse parking lot at 8am to check in with group leader and do a gear check.

Tacoma Basic Climbing Field Trip 4

Practice roped glacier travel techniques, ascending and descending snow slopes, snow anchor construction, crevasse rescue, ice axe arrest



  • 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

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