Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 2 (Snow Travel)

Field trip: Intermediate Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoe - Field Trip 2 (Snow Travel) - Paradise

Intermediate Snowshoe Field Trip 2 (Snow Travel)

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

Field Trip: Sunday February 10, 2023 Paradise, Mt Rainier National Park.

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 snow travel techniques, proper use of an ice ax, self-belay and self-arrest skills. 


students will earn:

instructors will earn:



  • 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

  • Climbing 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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