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Trip Information
Name: Mountaineering Intro Session 3 *FULL*
Starts: Sat May 21, 2016
Return: Mon May 23, 2016

Registration opens: Mon May 23, 2016
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 18

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
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Participant Information

Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction, session 3. 

Note: dates subject to change due to conditions.

Prerequisites:  Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction, sessions 1 & 2; a good level of fitness; previous overnight backpacking.

Expectations:  participants will be expected to do some homework which includes reading and preparations.

Required gear:  a gear list will be forthcoming including suggestions regarding clothing/footwear and overnight gear.


Training Session #3 General Plan:

  • 3-day trip to Mount Baker and summit via the Coleman-Deming
  • Builds upon the skills from weekends 1 and 2
  • Tenting on a glacier
  • Additional crevasse rescue practice and situations
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