Glacier guiding skills
During this 3-days course you will gain the foundations of rope work, building experience on crampons and the use of the gear that one day will be of your daily use.
The course is the first step to take if you have outdoor experience but don't meet the requirements of the Hard Ice 1 guide course.
28th Feb - 1st March
2nd - 4th May
Hard ice 1 guide course
Hard Ice Guiding is a four day course where the basics in guiding groups on hard ice are taught.
The course is taught by AIMG standards of "Jökla 1" (Association of Icelandic Mountain Guides) .
The course is the first level of three to become a certified AIMG glacier guide.
We offer this course both in Iceland and East Greenland.
13th - 16th March
11th - 14th May
Workshop hard ice 2 & 3
This course is built for guides already working in the Icelandic industry as glacier guides and want to learn new skills or simply get more confident before signing up for the next exam.
During these three days we will cover all hard skills needed to know to show up more confident at to the next exam of Jökla 2 or Jökla 3.
Guides: Min 2. max 6 participants
Duration: 3 days (1 afternoon in Reykjavik, 2 days in Sólheimajokull)
Dates: contact us
Cost: 45.000 isk per person
This is a recreational course of 5 days spent in remote fjords and mountains of East Greenland, where you will learn many skills needed to safely move in the mountains.
It covers many topics such: gear, navigation on glaciated terrain, crevasse extraction, weather, glaciology, wilderness camping...
Advanced Hard ice
& Alpine course
This is an advanced course built for guides and passionate outdoors who want to learn different and more skilled guiding techniques in a new and wild environment.
The course covers hard ice and alpine guiding techniques in challenging terrain. At the end of this course you will gain experience and confidence for your future goals.
This is a good opportunity as well for guides working in Iceland to prepare for the last Glacier guiding or Alpine exams under the AIMG standards.
Date: 20th-29th July 2020 (date of flights)
Number of participants: min 3
Price: 1.800 euro per person