Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 1 (Avalanche) - Paradise

Lecture: Backcountry Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 1 (Avalanche) - Paradise

Intermediate (aka Backcountry) Snowshoe Field Trip 1 (Avalanche)

  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 6,800 ft

Field Trip: tentatively Saturday March 7, 2020 Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park.

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



  • USGS Mt Rainier East

    Green Trails Mt Rainier East No. 270

    Green Trails Paradise No. 270S

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

Required Equipment

  • Your brain
  • A helmet to cover your brain
  • Ice axe
  • Eye protection - glacier glasses/sun glasses. Consider extra clear/yellow lenses for flat light conditions

* Eye protection required for ice axe skills test.

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