TAC MAC Ski Mountaineering

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma

TAC MAC Ski Mountaineering - Paradise

The focus of this workshop will be practicing ski mountaineering skills

  • Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Carpool from Tacoma 6:45am

We will practice the following skills:

Roped travel with skis on

using ski crampons

Building ski anchors

Crevasse rescue: roped skier

Crevasse rescue: unroped skier

Plan on a long, full day of learning.



  • 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

Backcountry skis, boots, skins, poles, helmet


Pulleys, prusiks, microtraxions, assortment of carabiners

Ice ax

Long cordelette


Ski crampons

Ski strap

Avalanche beacon, probe

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