Alpine Scramble: Conditioning and Preparing for Changing Seasons
Description: Preparing to do Mt. Shasta, Rainer, Whitney or any other big mountain on your list? Join us for a conditioning climb of a local peak. Along our route you will learn about proper packing of gear and equipment, layering, dealing with unpredictable weather conditions, route finding, pacing, nutrition, mountain conditions and many other techniques needed to prepare you for your next big climb.
Skills you'll learn:
- Packing of Gear and Equipment
- Route Finding
- What to expect on your climb
- Layering, Dealing with unpredictable weather, Conditioning and techniques that will help prepare you for your next climb
Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.
Alpine Scramble: Conditioning and Preparing for Changing Seasons Information
ALPINE SCRAMBLE: CONDITIONING AND PREPARING FOR CHANGING SEASONS
- Class Details
- Gear List
Alpine Scramble: Conditioning and Preparing for Changing Seasons Gear List
Gear to bring to class:
- Lunch & Snacks
- Eyewear Retainer - A strap to help keep your glasses or sunglasses from falling off in the event of big splash or a capsize.
- Warm Hat
- 2 Liters of Water - At least 2 Nalgene sized water bottles or a large Camelback style reservoir
- Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
- Lip Balm/Protection
- Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
- Appropriate clothing for the weather and conditions - Moisture wicking clothing that will help keep you warm and/or dry.
- Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
- Water Bottle
- Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
- Day Hiking Boots
- Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.
Gear provided by REI: