Crevasse Rescue - Crevasse Rescue

About This Activity

This one-day course prepares you for traveling on glaciated terrain. You'll learn about glacial gear, team and rope strategies, and the skills needed to rescue yourself and your partner(s) from a crevasse.

Ratio: 6 clients to 1 guide
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Location: Estes Park office

Course Outline:

  • Know how to read glacial terrain
  • Understand basic systems for rigging rope teams
  • Practice placing snow and ice anchors
  • Learn the fundamentals of mechanical advantage and hauling systems
  • Practice multiple rescues
  • Learn to avoid common pitfalls

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