Course Duration

  • 1 Day

Course Dates

1-Day Clinic (Saturday or Sunday)

  • April 6
  • April 7 (if requested)
  • April 13
  • April 14 (if requested)




Maximum 4 participants to 1 instructor

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This course is for climbers/skiers who are interested in learning how to travel safely as a rope team in glaciated terrain and perform a basic crevasse rescue. The course will cover basic glacier travel, the individual components of a successful crevasse rescue system, and putting these components together into a successful crevasse rescue system. The majority of the course will be spent working on the technical components of crevasse rescue.

Skills Covered:

  • Overview of glacier travel
  • Roping up as a team of 2 or 3 
  • Identifying and avoiding hazards on a glacier
  • Self Arrests
  • Snow Anchors
  • Applicable Knots
  • Friction Hitches
  • Mechanical Advantages (3:1 and 5:1/6:1 hauling systems)
  • Completing a crevasse rescue


  • Experience with ice axes and crampons
  • Basic knowledge of knots and rope systems
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: Sign up individually. Open enrollment group total must reach at least 3 participants for the course to be confirmed. Please contact us with any questions.