Snow Travel Course - Ice Axe/ Crampon and Glacier Travel Course (Various 2019 Dates)
This course covers the basics of travel on snow. Techniques practiced include use of an ice axe, efficient methods for walking up and down on snow, cramponing skills, travel roped together with other people, all four positions in self arrest techniques and belaying on snow. This course provides practical knowledge applicable whether you plan on climbing snow covered peaks throughout the year, or your backcountry adventures are mainly during the summer months with an occasional snowfield to negotiate.
This course is contracted through Sierra Mountaineering International and will take place in Bishop, California. Please note, this class is non-refundable.
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