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Name: Alpine Practice
Starts: Sat Jul 06, 2013
Return: Sat Jul 06, 2013

Registration opens: Sat Jun 22, 2013
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: A4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

* your successful PD ice/snow trip from Alpine Select list?

* will you drive or need a ride?

* fill this online gear form: http://goo.gl/vQLzO

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Participant Information


AGENDA: fundamental alpine knots, placing snow/rock anchors, belay systems (hip, boot-ax, off-harness, redirect), importance of fall factor, climbing in pairs, rappelling off snow anchors, climbing, down-climbing, traversing steep alpine snow/ice/rock, hauling systems 1:1, 2:1, 3:1, rope communication, emergency response, prussic-in up the rope.

Skills Required: MUST HAVE PREVIOUS BELAY/RAPPEL/ANCHORS TRAINING . Must have completed at least one PD ice/snow route from Alpine Select List.

Personal Gear: half 8mm 60m rope (or else), snow/ice alpine climbing set (incl. helmet, climbing harness, ice tools (hammer+adze), 2+ ice screws, snow pickets (1 short 1 long with runners attached), crampons (any type), rock pro/minimal rack (if you have), rappel material, ascenders (ti block, jumar), personal emergency kit, headlamp, etc.

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