Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Crevasse Rescue


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

Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic covering Crevasse Rescue

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  • Wed, Oct 9, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet in the basement of the Seattle program center at 6:30PM, or as soon as your commute will allow.

We may practice outside, weather permitting.

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

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 a rescue system

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Glacier gear, including prusiks and glacier pulley
  • Ice axe
  • Snow pickets if you have them
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