Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 2 (Ice Ax Self Arrest) - Bullion Basin (winter)

Field trip: Backcountry Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 2 (Ice Ax Self Arrest) - Bullion Basin (winter)

Intermediate (aka Backcountry) Snowshoe Field Trip 2 (Self Arrest)

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 700 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 5,400 ft

Field Trip: tentatively Saturday March 21, 2020 Bullion Basin at Crystal Mountain Resort

Meeting place: South Hill Park & Ride, subject to change. Meeting time to be determined in class.

Route/Place

Bullion Basin (winter)



  • USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

    Green Trails Mount Rainier Wonderland No. 269SX
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Snowshoes
  • Helmet 
  • Ice ax
  • Eye protection - glacier glasses/sun glasses. Consider extra clear/yellow lenses for flat light conditions

* Eye protection required for ice ax skills test.

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