Mt. Rainier Backcountry Touring Seminar WA

Backcountry Touring Seminar Itinerary

Days 1-5: 8am-6pm, Meet at IMG and head to Paradise Park

Day 1: Intro to Touring and Avalanche Rescue

Day 2: Identifying Avalanche Terrain and Formal Snow Observations

Day 3: Traveling in Avalanche Terrain, Moving Snow Observations, Group Decisions

Day 4: Trip Planning: Prepare and Carry-out a Day Tour, Navigation

Day 5: Into the Alpine: Special Touring Skills for Above Treeline Skiing