Thisis 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 (ski/ snowshoe)
Required Items to Bring:
device, two identical non locking biners,
minimum of two
locking biners, one double length shoulder
sling, two 7mm x
5m prussik cords, pack sufficient to carry
climbing gear, lunch
Please wait to be contacted by the trip coordinator prior to making your payment using the paypal button. Course fee is 140$/person
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 12:00 AM.