This is a one day course to provide a basic understanding of crevasse rescue techniques.
Techniques to be covered include: divying the rope for glacier travel, team tractor pull rescue, the basic 2:1 drop loop rescue, the 6:1 rescue system.
The course content can be adapted to the experience level of the group.
The course will emphasize ski travel scenarios.
Previous experience travel in winter is required (snowshoe or ski)
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, belay device, two identical
biners, minimum of two locking biners, one
shoulder sling, two 7mm x 5 m prussik cords,
pack sufficient to
carry climbing gear, clothing, lunch, drink
Please wait to be contacted by the trip coordinator prior to making your payment using the paypal button. The cost of the course is $130/person.
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, January 03, 2021 at 12:00 AM.