Intermediate Field Trip #5 Hard Snow / Ice Climbing 1 - Observation Rock/North Face

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing

Intermediate Field Trip #5 Hard Snow / Ice Climbing 1 - Observation Rock/North Face

Tacoma Intermediate Ice I Fieldtrip/Observation Rock

  • Intermediate Ice Climb
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 13.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,600 ft

Mowich Lake Trailhead, time T.B.A.

On this fieldtrip we will build belay anchors and running belays, swing leads on multi-pitch snow & ice slopes, work on French & German crampon technique, and discuss ice climbing techniques (low dagger, high dagger, traction, etc.)

Prerequisite: Students must have satisfactorily completed the self rescue course and both rock field trips.

Route/Place

Observation Rock/North Face


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All gear required for overnight backcountry camping, multi-pitch ice climbing and crevasse rescue performed solo as part of a 2-person rope team

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