Crevasse Rescue – Fernie

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.

About the Course

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.

$169 with max of 4 participants to each guide.

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our Instructors and Guides

The Mountain Addicts team is obsessed with safety. All of our guides are members of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG). The ACMG is the only internationally recognized professional association of trained and certified mountain guides and instructors in Canada. Our guides come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and Mountain Addicts will find your perfect match.

Mel Makepeace

Ski Guide & Owner
Mel is the owner of Mountain Addicts, an ACMG Ski Guide and Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. She began her career as a ski patroller in 2008 and now travels the world ski touring and heli-ski guiding. Mel particularly loves facilitating mountain travel confidence in women.

Corin Lohmann

Ski Guide
Corin loves sharing the mountain experience and the connections that are made while learning and exploring in the backcountry. Since 2011, Corin has been guiding ski trips in the mountains of Western Canada. He lives in Fernie with his family and spends his summers running icewalks.com ; a glacier guiding business in Jasper National Park.

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  • Ability to travel in the winter backcountry

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