Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 1 (Avalanche)

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 1 (Avalanche) - Paradise Area (winter)

Intermediate Snowshoe Field Trip 1 (Avalanche)

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Field Trip: Saturday January 27, 2024 

Meeting place and time to be determined in class. 

Location and date subject to change based on weather conditions and snowpack.

This all day field trip will cover travel in avalanche terrain, introduction to companion rescue, and construction of emergency shelters. 



  • 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

Glacier Glasses or Sun Glasses - Consider extra clear/yellow lenses for flat light conditions
Beacon - Recommended but not required

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