Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Crevasse Rescue


Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Crevasse Rescue - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Review and Practice your crevasse rescue skills, including prusiking

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  • Sun, Mar 3, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet in basement of the Seattle Mountaineers Building at 9AM .

The Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics offer Basic Alpine Climbing graduates, and non-Mountaineer members with equivalent training and experience, the opportunity to review the skills and techniques they learned in the course.  Cost per clinic: $0

Learn more about the  Basic Refresher Clinic series [link].

This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Crevasse Rescue - covers the rescue systems used to extract a climber who has fallen into a crevasse while on a Basic glacier climb with two or more rope teams.

Skills to be practiced:

  • Knots used on glacier climbs
  • Prusiking up a climbing rope
  • Pulley rescue systems
  • Safe setup and execution of the rescue systems taught in the Seattle Basic Climbing course (C-Pulley and Z-Pulley)

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Glacier gear, including prusiks and glacier pulleys
  • Ice axe (for use simulating anchors)
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