Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course – 2 day

Description

On our Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course based in Whistler BC, you will learn the necessary skills for glacier travel and companion rescue.  We will cover glacier dynamics, glacier assessment, risk factors, glacier travel and companion rescue (crevasses extraction). Course available in Squamish BC and Vancouver by request

This Glacier travel and crevasse rescue course is essential for any skier or climber looking to venture in to glaciated terrain.  Conveniently enough if you looking to or climb the big mountain you WILL need to spend lots of time on the glaciers so you better learn how to do it safely and what to do if things go wrong!

who for

Anyone looking to travel on glaciers or individual looking to gain a larger knowledge of safe glacier travel and rescue.

What’s included

Guides fee, group equipment, Course Material

what’s Not included

Gear rentals if necessary, Lift ticket

Dates 2016/2017

December 3,4

January 14,15

February 4,5

Cost

$275 + gst per person

Itinerary

8:00 – Meeting at Whistler Museum for morning sessions.  Topic: Glacier fundamentals and crevasse formation, equipment, roping up and rescue principals, route selections exercise.  Afternoon session we will move into the field to practice safe travel and rescue.