Snow Travel / Snow Anchors and Crevasse Rescue Courses

BASIC SNOW TRAVEL COURSE

This course covers the basics of travel on snow. Techniques practiced include use of an ice axe, efficient methods for walking up and down on snow, cramponing skills, travel roped together with other people, all four positions in self arrest techniques and belaying on snow. This course provides practical knowledge applicable whether you plan on climbing snow covered peaks throughout the year, or your backcountry adventures are mainly during the summer months with an occasional snowfield to negotiate.

SNOW ANCHORS AND CREVASSE RESCUE COURSE

This school covers essential skills needed for anyone planning to climb on snowy terrain steep enough warrant placing anchors for protection, or on glaciated routes.
Topics discussed include various pulley systems, and the application of different types of snow anchors. We will also cover related subjects such as rescue priorities and procedures, team management, and safety considerations. The advantages and disadvantages of different types of equipment will be discussed throughout the day.

Snow Travel & Snow Anchors School Information Sheet

SNOW TRAVEL, ANCHOR & CREVASSE RESCUE COURSE Details:

Length Price Rating Dates
1 & 2 Days $180 & $320 Per Person Min of Two Person Sign Up NA February 11-12, 2017
February 25-26, 2017
March 11-12, 2017
March 18-19, 2017
April 1-2, 2017
April 15-16, 2017
April 29-30, 2017
And on a Private Basis