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 can be a good one to have before signing in 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

Dates: 11-15th May 2021

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 and rope work

- 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


- 1 day in Reykjavik, rescue team house

- 1 full day climbing Snæfellsjokull peak (option of full day on Sólheimajokull for rope work)

- 3 days in Skaftafell area

Contact us:
Nunatak Adventures
Greenlandic phone: +299 281591
Whatsapp: +354 7867151

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