Mountaineering 101

5 days course 


The main goal of this recreational course is to teach you the mountain skills needed for you to enjoy the mountains in a safe environment. You will learn how to travel on a snow covered glacier and together we will reach few epic summits of Iceland.

This course will give you the good foundations to sign up for the official Falla 1 (Mountain 1) in the AIMG program.

What is included:

- 5 days guided course thought by a member of the AIMG alpine trekking guide

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

What to bring:

- click here to see the equipment list

Dates: 18-22th May 2022

Participants: min 4

Price: 89.000 isk per person

Topics of the course

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

- mountaineering knots

- rope work: rappeling / ascending

- ice anchors and snow anchors

- crevasse rescue on snow covered glacier

- glaciology and crevasse patterns on snow covered glaciers

- route selection and navigation

- camping in the wilderness on a snow covered glacier

Click here to find the gear list and the detailed program of the course.

Location of the course


- Skaftafell National Park, South-East Iceland