Activities

Intermediate Glacier Field Trip 2

Intermediate Glacier Field Trip 2 - Paradise

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
On this field trip we cover essential glacier travel skills. The purpose of the field
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Mar 16, 2024 - Sun, Mar 17, 2024
Prerequisites
3 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes May 29
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Practice Night

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Practice Night - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Practice steep ice climbing
Tue, Jul 30, 2024
Prerequisites
4 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Apr 7
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Refresher

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Refresher - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Avalanche Safety Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Skill refresher on building anchors and swinging leads
Tue, Jul 16, 2024
Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Jul 14
Tacoma Branch
Karl Ertler
Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 1

Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 1 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Tonight’s lecture focuses on climbing hard snow and ice. The goal is to prepare you
Thu, Jul 25, 2024
Prerequisites
4 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Jul 23
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2 - Observation Rock/North Face

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Cover descending and ascending out of a crevasse and review 6:1 drop loop.
Difficulty: Intermediate Ice Climb
Sat, Aug 17, 2024 - Sun, Aug 18, 2024
Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Aug 4
Tacoma Branch
Tony Mason
Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 2

Intermediate Alpine Ice Classroom Session 2 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Cover descending and ascending out of a crevasse and review 6:1 drop loop.
Tue, Aug 6, 2024
Prerequisites
4 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Aug 4
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Glacier Skills Practice Clinic 2

Intermediate Glacier Skills Practice Clinic 2 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
This skills practice night is preparation for Field Trip 2, an important part of which
Wed, Aug 13, 2025
Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Tacoma Branch
Karl Ertler
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 1

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 1 - Mount Rainier Lower Nisqually Glacier

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Intro to alpine ice climbing
Difficulty: Basic Glacier Climb, Intermediate Ice Climb
Sat, Aug 10, 2024
Prerequisites
3 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Aug 8
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2 - Observation Rock/North Face

Avalanche Safety Field trip: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Technical steep ice/snow focused; the skills/concepts are applicable to almost all of your alpine climbing
Difficulty: Intermediate Ice Climb
Sat, Aug 24, 2024 - Sun, Aug 25, 2024
Prerequisites
4 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Aug 22
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate - Managing 3rd and 4th Class Terrain

Intermediate - Managing 3rd and 4th Class Terrain - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
This clinic is designed for rope and climb leaders who may occasionally need to use
Sun, Apr 7, 2024
Prerequisites
6 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Apr 5
Tacoma Branch
Gregg Gagliardi
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Practice Night 2

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Skills Practice Night 2 - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
Practice steep ice climbing and crevasse rescue, ascending and descending out of a crevasse.
Tue, Aug 13, 2024
Prerequisites
3 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Aug 11
Tacoma Branch
Scott Schissel
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2

Intermediate Alpine Ice - Field Trip 2

Technical steep ice/snow focused; the skills/concepts are applicable to almost all of your alpine climbing from here on. The field trip will cover the crevasse rescue 6:1 system with the addition of ascending out of the crevasse and swinging leads on multi-pitch snow\ice slopes

Intermediate Course Welcome Night

Intermediate Course Welcome Night - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Glacier/Alpine Module
An opportunity to learn more about the course, have your questions answered and meet with
Tue, Feb 6, 2024
No Prerequisites
7 participants 6 instructors
Tacoma Branch
Karl Ertler