Mountain Safety

Glacier travel and mountain navigation are both basic skill-sets needed when your passion takes you high on the mountain, and off the beaten path.

We don’t want you to get lost! This course focuses heavily on map and compass use, however, in keeping with the times, route planning with modern technology and GPS use is also covered extensively.
This course blends a full day of “crevasse rescue” with essential glacier travel skills that will teach you how to avoid falling in a crevasse in the first place! Classroom theory focuses on aspects of glaciology that will guide your route choices.
This course will teach you the skills you need to haul a person out of a crevasse, as well as how to climb out of a crevasse on a rope.