Glacier travel and crevasse rescue training

Glacier travel and crevasse rescue training

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This training is essential for any skier or rider looking to venture on icy terrain. Learn how to cross glaciers safely and find out what you need to do if you or your partner take the plunge! Glacier dynamics and assessment, risk factors, glacier movement, and mate rescue (crevasse extraction) are at the heart of this two-day course taught by a certified ACMG guide.

TAUGHT BY A CERTIFIED ACMG GUIDE

If you enjoy spending time in the backcountry or rock climbing, you're ready to carve your way through icy alpine terrain.

Ancrage dans la neige
Déplacement sur glacier
HOW TO AVOID FALLING INTO THE PITCH

This training is essential for any skier or rider looking to venture on icy terrain. Learn how to cross glaciers safely and find out what you need to do if you or your partner take the plunge! Glacier dynamics and assessment, risk factors, glacier movement and mate rescue (crevasse extraction) are the focus of this two-day course.

IT WILL BE YOU SOON!
Crevasse Mont logan Yukon

DAY 1

Identification of the glacier & the alpine environment

The formation of crevasses, Bergschrund

Identify the dangers of the mountain, snow stability

Navigation, route planning and cornice management

Understand the hardware required

DAY 2

Crevasse rescue and rope skills

Anchor in the snow

Traction system: 3:1 / 6:1

Rappel and Ascent on rope

Belaying in a steep line or ledge

All class materials such as books and cheat sheets will be given to you on the first day of training

Avalanche safety equipment such as DVA (Avalanche Victim Detector), shovel and probe will be loaned to you for the duration of the activity (if you have your own, bring them).

Plan a lunch for the training days.

Read and understand before training. The forms will be completed on site with the trainer, so do not complete before the training.

Form Ski Chic-Chocs


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