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Name: Mountaineering Intro Session 2 *FULL*
Starts: Sat May 14, 2016
Meetup:
Return: Sun May 15, 2016

Registration opens: Sun May 15, 2016
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 18

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
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Participant Information

Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction, session 2. 

Note: dates subject to change due to conditions.

Prerequisites:  Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction, session 1; a good level of fitness; previous overnight backpacking.

Expectations:  participants will be expected to do some homework which includes reading and preparations.

Required gear:  a gear list will be forthcoming including suggestions regarding clothing/footwear and overnight gear.

 

Training Session #2 General Plan:

  • Overnight trip (most likely Matier area; may include summit if time allows)
  • Traveling on a glacier
  • Roping up in teams of 2, 3, 4 (dividing up the rope, carrying the extra)
  • Steep snow travel techniques
  • Self arrest solo and when roped up
  • Basic crevasse rescue
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