Ice Ax Refresher - Everett - 2013

Scrambling Course

Ice Ax Refresher

Ice Ax Refresher

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This is a half-day workshop. It’s primarily for individuals instructing at the Everett Scrambling Snow Field Trip, but is open to all scrambling & climbing graduates of all branches. It’s a great way to sharpen and maintain your skills, to help others, and to give back to the club.

Participation in this workshop is highly recommended for instructing at the Everett Scrambling Snow Field Trip for the first time. But all experienced instructors are also encouraged to attend, whether to refresh on field trip logistics, instructing policies, or to share your experience / expertise with new instructors. And any graduate from any branch is welcome to join for brushing up on ice ax skills.

Topics include:
- Fundamentals of how to teach and demonstrate physical skills
- Recommended sequence of skills to cover with students prior to having them hit the slopes (carrying ax, stowing ax, ascending & descending techniques)
- Recommended approach to introducing students to ice ax arrest
- Practicing & testing of self-belay
- Practicing ice ax arrest
- Date: Sun Apr 28
- Workshop Location: Stevens Pass
- Workshop Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm - Meeting Location / Time: Monroe Park & Ride, 7:30am
- Equipment: Ice Ax / Helmet

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Course Materials

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