Winter Camping (old) - Lecture

Lecture: Winter Camping Course

Winter Camping (old) - Lecture - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

This is a make up Winter Camping lecture for Tacoma students. We will cover pitching a tent on snow, and building snow structures such as, snow caves and trenches. We will also cover equipment, clothing, food, winter first aid concerns and tips and tricks on how to make a winter overnight an enjoyable experience.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet at the Tacoma Program Center boardroom.

Class will start at 6:30 pm and last approximately 1.5 hours.

Please bring the following to class for review and questions, if you own or have these items:

  • Snow gloves
  • Winter boots
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent

If you don't have these items, there is no need to purchase these items until after the presentation.  


students will earn:


Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Student Manual

Trip Reports