Activity 9 - Crevasse Rescue

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Activity 9 - Crevasse Rescue - Kitsap Memorial State Park

This FT provides instruction on the basics of crevasse rescue in a non-snow setting in preparation for subsequent use in a snow/glacier environment.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet at Kitsap Memorial State Park at 8:00 AM.

Students will learn and demonstrate crevasse rescue techniques in a grass field setting in preparation for use on snow/glacier for Snow 2.


Kitsap Memorial State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Gear for snow and glacier travel.
  • Helmet
  • Pack
  • Ice Axe
  • Picket
  • Climbing Harness
  • Locking and non-locking carabiners
  • Runners
  • Prusiks (chest and foot)
  • Chest Harness
  • Rescue Pulley
  • Appropriate Clothing
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