3-day Intro to Glacier Mountaineering

Our 3-day Introduction to Glacier Mountaineering course will teach you the skills required to access and ascend many of the glaciated peaks in the Canadian Rockies. To reinforce instruction of technical skills there will be an opportunity for a guided glacier tour or the ascent of one of the peaks near the Columbia Icefields Centre.

You will learn:

- Crevasse rescue skills
- Glacier travel and glacier morphology
- Movement on snow including self arrest techniques
- Movement on low angle glacier ice, use of crampons and ice axe
- Building snow and ice anchors, ice screw placement
- Risk management in the alpine environment
- Basic navigation techniques

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