TAC MAC Snow Skills Trip

Field trip: Mountaineers Adventure Club - Tacoma

TAC MAC Snow Skills Trip - Paradise

MAC will head to the mountains to practice snow skills

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

TBD

If Paradise is crowded, back up destination will be Reflection Lakes area.

If MRNP is not open, back up destination will be Bullion Basin in the Crystal Mountain area.

Trip goals:

Ice ax use, Ice ax arrest

Crampon use

Traveling in snow (kicking steps, walking in balance, plunge stepping)

Traveling as a rope team

Snow anchors

Z-pulley, C-pulley

Route/Place

Paradise



  • 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.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mountaineering boots

Crampons

Gaiters

Ice Ax

Picket

Helmet

Harness

Pulley

Assortment of Slings and Carabiners

Personal Anchor

Texas prusiks

Ropes

Appropriate clothing for snow and the weather forecast

Gloves

10 Es

Trip Reports