Mountain skills

7 days course 

2nd - 7th July 2021

The main goal of this recreational course is to teach you the mountain skills needed for you to enjoy the mountains in the future with friends in a safe environment.

What is included:

- 7 days guided course thought by a member of the AIMG glacier guide certified guide

- transportation by boat to reach the wild area of the course

- expedition food and cooking gear (such as stove, pots, gas…)

- 2 nights in a mountain hut

- expedition tents

- polar bear deterrent

- sat phone 

- a document at the end of the course to be added on your CV

Dates: July 2021

Participants: max 6

Price: 1.800 euro per person

Topics covered in the course

- knowledge of the gear (slings, ice screws, crampons, ropes…)

- basic mountaineering knots

- descending/ ascending a rope

- ice anchor and snow anchors

- crevasse rescue and rope work (in different scenarios)

- glaciology and crevasse patterns

- hard ice movement vs snow cover glacier movement

- route selection and navigation

- camping in the wilderness on a snow covered glacier

Check the detail program here.

See equipment list here.

Location of the course

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