Crevasse Rescue

Glacier travel can be tricky. Learn various crevasse rescue techniques from ACMG guides, then practice them in an outdoor setting.


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Crevasse Rescue 1

Spend the day learning the equipment and techniques used in crevasse rescue. We use sections of the climbing room that were built specifically for crevasse rescue systems. Learn how to rope up for glacier travel, use assisted rescue techniques with a dropped loop and self rescue. This program is also offered as an evening course. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, technical equipment.

Crevasse Rescue 2

This full-day course covers the equipment and techniques used in crevasse rescue in an outdoor setting. It will build on what you learned in Crevasse 1 with practice of basic techniques, new rope skills and anchor building (T-slot and 2 point anchor concepts). Prerequisite: Crevasse Rescue 1 or equivalent experience. Includes: instructor, technical equipment.