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Crevasse Rescue

Crevasse Rescue

April 10th 2021 - Fernie BC

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. This includes snow anchor construction, haul systems with varying levels of mechanical advantage, and at least two different rope ascension techniques. Taught by ACMG guides who are up-to-date with the latest and greatest rescue systems and gear knowledge. Custom glacier trips to Roger’s Pass or Columbia Icefields can be arranged.

  • Ropes & technical equipment provided (you only need your own harness)
  • Location TBD – a lift ticket at the resort may be required and can be purchased through Mountain Addicts for $25
  • Ski touring & avalanche safety equipment required
  • $155 with max of 4 participants to each guide.
Glacier travel course

Glacier travel Skills

April 2021

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. The half-day classroom session is followed by a half day of introduction to the rope skills involved in glacier rescue. We will then spend a full day on the glacier practicing all of these skills.   

  • Registration opens February 2020
  • Location TBD
  • Maximum of 6 participants
  • Taught by certified ACMG guides

Mountain Navigation

coming summer 2021

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.   

  • Fernie & Squamish 
  • Maximum of 8 participants
  • Classroom theory and field practice
  • Taught by certified ACMG guides
How to google earth route plan

Booking Info

 

Please carefully review the terms and conditions prior to booking.

Get in touch for a custom quote. info@mountainaddicts.ca 

 

 

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