Crevasse rescue course-emphasis on ski travel - Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020
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This is a one day course to provide a basic understanding of crevasse rescue techniques. Techniques to be covered include: divvying the rope for glacier travel, team tractor pull rescue, the basic 2:1 drop loop rescue, and the 6:1 rescue system.
The course content can be adapted to the experience level of the group.
This course will emphasize ski travel scenarios.
Previous experience traveling in winter is required (skis/snowshoes).
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, belay device, two identical non
biners, minimum of two locking biners, one
shoulder sling, two 7mmx5 m prussik cords, pack
carry climbing gear/lunch/drink/spare clothing
The cost of the course is $130/person. Please wait to be contacted by the coordinator prior to making a payment using the paypal button
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM.