Intermediate Snowshoeing (old) - Field trip

Field trip: Backcountry Snowshoeing

Intermediate Snowshoeing (old) - Field trip - Bullion Basin

Experience Field Trip

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,780 ft

An e-mail will be sent out with exact details per the classroom advisory

A hands on practice of the following skills

  • Ice Axe Arrest
    • 4 different positions to arrest from
  • Snow Stability
  • Introduction to Avalanche
    • Probing 
    • Beacon Use
    • Rescue Techniques
  • Emergency Sheltering 

Bullion Basin

  • USGS Norse Peak

    Green Trails Bumping Lake No. 271

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

Required Equipment

You will laying down on snow must of the day.

  • Outer Layer (Bring a older version that you don't mind a hole in)
  • Second pair of gloves
  • Winter Clothing
  • Snowshoes
  • Trekking poles
  • Ice Ax 
  • Climbing Helmet 
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