Intermediate Glacier Travel - Kitsap 2020

Climbing Course

Intermediate Glacier Travel

Intermediate Glacier Travel Module of the Intermediate Climbing Course. The course consists of advanced survival skills like snow cave construction, single-person crevasse rescue and snow anchors for steep snow climbing.

Learn more skills to travel over steep snow and glaciers efficiently and with confidence. 

Prerequisites: Intermediate Alpine Mountaineering I/Self-Rescue I course or equivalent, and AIARE Level I course.

Applicable Standards:

  • ●  Winter mountaineering, including:

    • Winter camping

    • ▪  Application of climbing skills in winter conditions

    • ▪  Emergency winter shelters


Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Glacier Travel Lecture
Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center
Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Registration closes Mar 22
7 participants
3 instructors
Intermediate Glacier Travel Field Trip
Mount Hood/South Side
Sat, Mar 28, 2020 -
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
Registration closes Mar 26
5 participants
2 instructors
Required Equipment

Glacier travel equipment, harness, helmet, crampons, ice axe.

Two pickets required for each student.

2 Ice Screws if you have them.

Course Materials

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