WCR - Ad Hoc - Crevasse Rescue Practice

Field trip: Winter Mountaineering & Advanced Crevasse Rescue (aka Intermediate Glacier Travel)

WCR - Ad Hoc - Crevasse Rescue Practice - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Equalizing anchors, advanced hauling systems. If time permits live scenarios on North Wall.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Thu, Jun 24, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Challenging

6:00 pm at North Plaza, SPC

  • This session will teach how to equalize the anchors, use a higher mechanical advantage to haul the fallen climber.
  • If time permits, teams of 2 will be allowed to follow through with a live scenario on the north wall (equalize anchors, rappel, take care of the fallen climber, ascend back up, use higher mechanical advantage to haul the fallen climber)
  • Open to all students

Some resources that will be useful to review before the session:

  1. Skills Video Links
  2. Toolbox (plus gear list)
  3. Crevasse Rescue Scenario (if time permits)

Note: We will be wearing and encouraging all to wear masks  at this session (whether or not you are fully vaccinated)


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

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