Glacier Climbing Course

Q: Who can participate?

A: The GCC is for members of a 12 step recovery program, their family and friends. In order to enroll in the course, you must be an OSAT club member. For more information on how to become an OSAT club member, please visit 

Q: What skills will be taught?

A: During the six month course, students learn about equipment selection and usage, group safety, wilderness navigation, proper ice axe usage, roped travel, crevasse rescue and snow camping.

Q: What is required?

A: The course requires participants to undertake a serious conditioning and training regimen. This will prepare you to climb mountains safely like Mt. Baker at 10,781 ft. and Mt. Rainier at 14,411 ft. Seminars, field trips and conditioners require 100 percent attendance in order to be eligible for graduation.

Signups start on December 1, 2017 at 12:00 am.

Course fee is non-refundable after the first seminar.

The course will begin in February 2018.  Final course dates and times TBA

 2018 Course Documents

 2017 Course Documents

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