Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine: Pre Course Training
Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine pre course training offered by, Altus Mountain Guides offers a training at a discounted price for any excepted CSMM students. Winter and summer pre courses are offered. See course outlines here: http://www.mountainmedicine-canada.org/
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
An overview of what is expected on the CSMM courses. Advanced terrain recognition skills and applying snow pack characteristics to that terrain during winter travel on skis. Learn the necessary skills for glacier travel and companion rescue. We will cover glacier dynamics, glacier travel, route finding and crevasse rescue in more depth on the courses. But during the pre course training we will introduce it for you. http://www.mountainmedicine-canada.org/page-default.html
Safe mountain travel technique
Safe Cornice control
Belaying for steep snow travel on mountain faces or ridges
Self preservation tactics in extreme terrain
Advanced snowpack characteristic recognition and quick stability assessment checks
This program is designed for anyone signed up for a CSMM course. If you need to learn the basics or just want to be tuned upo before the CSMM course. As the instructors for CSMM we know what will be on the course, so this is the best way to get the most out of your CSMM course.
CSMM acceptance letter.
Guides fee, CSMM instructor
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
Any travel costs and food
Private instruction can be arranged at any time.
One day: $450 + tax Based on 1: 1 ratio 3:1 max
Two days: $700 + tax Based on 1: 1 ratio 3:1 max
Custom itinerary will be set depending on skills and requested learning goals.