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Crevasse Rescue - Crevasse Rescue

Sunday, April 21, 2013
Colorado Mountain School 2829 Mapleton Avenue BoulderCOUnited States of America  80301
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Colorado Mountain School 2829 Mapleton Avenue BoulderCOUnited States of America  80301

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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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Sunday, April 21, 2013
Colorado Mountain School 2829 Mapleton Avenue BoulderCOUnited States of America  80301
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