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: end May-June 2020

Participants: max 6

Price: contact us

Topics of the course

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

- basic mountaineering knots

- rope descending / 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

Equipment list and detailed program will be sent to participants one month prior to the course.

Location of the course


- 1 day in Reykjavik, rescue team house

- 1 full day climbing Eyjafjallajokull (1.666 m)

- 3 days in Skaftafell area climbing the highest peak of Iceland, Hvannadalshnjúkur (2.110 m)

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

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