Basic Glacier Travel Course

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Basic Glacier Travel Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Glacier Travel Course.

DESCRIPTION OF SKILLS

The holder of this badge has successfully completed our Basic Glacier Travel  Course and/or has demonstrated proficiency in these skills:

    • Ice axe use
    • Roped glacier travel
    • Crevasse rescue techniques
    • Gear selection that is appropriate for spring and summer climbs of glaciated peak in the Pacific Northwest.

what does this badge allow me to do?

The holder of this badge can participate  in climbs that involve glacier travel (but have no rock components, which require belay and rappel skills not traditionally taught in this course). Learn about these kinds of trips in the activity overview or search for upcoming activities.

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

Courses

Complete one of our Basic Glacier Travel Courses.

Equivalency

The Glacier Travel Skills Badge may be granted to members who have applicable experience and can demonstrate proficiency in the relevant skills. To connect with an equivalency coordinator at your branch, contact .