Includes instruction and review of the following techniques; Ice ax self belay, self arrest, glissading, basic crampon use, with the introduction of the following intermediate techniques; use of the rope, team self arrest, quick safety belays, snow and/or ice anchors (depending on conditions), and rope team travel. Additional topics to be covered, climbing pacing techniques, climb planning, mountain medicine ("the acclimatizing process"), alpine weather, and alpine route finding. An excellent course for the next step in your alpine education
Dates: Contact for specific dates.
- Guide to client ratio: 1:3
- Experience level: intermediate to advanced mountaineers with previous ice axe and cramping experience
- Additional dates maybe available by arrangement with 3 or more.
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