Glacier Route Finding and Adaptive Crevasse Rescue - Foothills - 2009

Backcountry Skiing Course

Glacier Route Finding and Adaptive Crevasse Rescue

Glacier Route Finding and Adaptive Crevasse Rescue

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For those backcountry skiers and snowboarders with competent crevasse rescue skills who desire to lead glacier trips, plan routes, safely travel on glaciers and perform adaptive crevasse rescues. The seminar includes one work shop and a one day field trip at Mt. Rainier. The seminar participants volunteer to lead discussions and practices of route planning, route finding, roped travel and adaptive crevasse rescue scenarios that interest them. The volunteers prepare discussion material that is distributed to the seminar participants. Participants are encouraged to suggest topics for the work shop and field trip. The required equipment includes metal edge skis and climbing skins or snowboard with an uphill climbing system (skins, approach skis or snowshoes), shovel, avalanche probe, avalanche transceiver, picket and crevasse rescue equipment. To participate in the course,
  • You must be a Mountaineers member.
  • Have graduated from the Glacier Skiing/Snowboarding and Crevasse Rescue course.
  • Print the course material (see instructions below for access the course material).
Access the course material at Foothills: Glacier Route Finding and Adaptive Crevasse Rescue course material Do NOT call the course organizer to register for the seminar. For more information, contact Darryl Olson, 425-226-3041, before 9:00 pm or darryl.olson@gmail.com

For those backcountry skiers and snowboarders with competent crevasse rescue skills who desire to lead glacier trips, plan routes, safely travel on glaciers and perform adaptive crevasse rescues. The seminar includes one work shop and a one day field trip at Mt. Rainier.

The seminar participants volunteer to lead discussions and practices of route planning, route finding, roped travel and adaptive crevasse rescue scenarios that interest them. The volunteers prepare discussion material that is distributed to the seminar participants. Participants are encouraged to suggest topics for the work shop and field trip.

The required equipment includes metal edge skis and climbing skins or snowboard with an uphill climbing system (skins, approach skis or snowshoes), shovel, avalanche probe, avalanche transceiver, picket and crevasse rescue equipment.

Course Requirements

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