Tacoma Basic FT 4- Glacier III

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 4- Glacier III - Paradise

Tacoma Basic FT 6 & 7 - Critical Skills Exam: Ice Axe Arrest, Ice Axe Techniques, Snow & Roped Glacier Travel

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


Tacoma Basic Climbing Field Trip 6: Crevasse Rescue Testing 

and Tacoma Basic Climbing Field Trip 7: Ice Axe Arrest Test - Hard Snow

Practice roped glacier travel techniques, ascending and descending snow slopes, snow anchor construction

Test: Hard snow ice axe arrest and carabiner ice axe belay 



  • 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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