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Glacier Skills

This two-day workshop covers the basic components of glacier travel and crevasse rescue. The course can serve as a refresher for those with previous glacier mountaineering experience or introduce the necessary skills for mountaineers looking to climb their first glaciated peaks. The course starts with an in-town park day to review equipment and gear used in glacier travel and to practice haul systems used in crevasse rescue. Following this, the group will head to Mount Hood or Snoqualmie Pass to practice these systems in the snow and finish with mock rescue drills to put it all together.

Application

OPENING SOON

Tuition

Additional Course Info

Dates & Locations

- May 6-7, 2023 (Snoqualmie Pass)

- May 13-14, 2023 (Wy'east/Mt. Hood, women of color only)

- May 20-21, 2023 (Snoqualmie Pass)

- June 3-4, 2023 (Wy'east/Mt. Hood)

 

Prerequisites

- Belay certified at gym
- Proficient at commonly used knots
- Experience with self-arrest, using crampons and ice axe
Questions? Email mountaineering@climbersofcolor.org
This course is operated by Miyar Adventures and will be subject to Miyar's cancellation policies
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