Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 1

Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module

Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 1 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Tonight’s lecture focuses on climbing hard snow and ice. The goal is to prepare you for your first experience climbing steep hard snow and ice on Field trip 3, and the steeper hard ice on the Lower Coleman Glacier on Field trip 4.

  • Easy

6 PM @ the club house

We will also have an opportunity to practice ice climing techniques on an artificial ice climbing wall. Bring your ice climbing gear, including your helmet and belay device.

Specialized ice gear
Ice screws and ice anchors
Steep ice climbing technique
practice ice climbing

Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment



belay device

crampon (horizontal only)

mountaineering boots

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