Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue Course
3 days / 2 nights
Price per person
An intensive Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue course will introduce climbers to all the techniques required for ice, snow, glacier travel, and rescue. Base-camp located at the base of the Hotlum Glacier. We will be venturing into ice falls, crevasse’s, and seracs of the lower Hotlum Glacier for our training classroom. Two days spent learning roped team travel, ice ax self-arrest, crampon techniques, technical ice climbing, use and placement of anchors in snow and ice, rescue systems ( ‘C’ and ‘Z’ pulley), and glacial route finding. For all climbers wanting the skills needed to climb the snow-capped peaks of the Pacific Northwest, Mt. Mckinley, South America, or the Himalayas.
Departure: Mt Shasta, California
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Skill Level: Previous hiking and backpacking experience is required. Previous rock, snow, or mountaineering is helpful.
Group Size: 8
Guide to Client ratio: 1:4
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“I learned so much on this course, Matt & Scott are fantastic guides, Feel totally prepared to climb glacier terrain in the future, a great experience”
— Mt. Shasta Crevasse Rescue Course —
Jim– Austin, Texas