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Mountaineering 4 Day Course
The mountains have a thousand lessons for the ones willing to listen. We’ve endeavoured to communicate a lifetime of learning and confidence into this action packed 4 day course! We introduce you to the world of alpine climbing and open the door to exploring the mountains how they’re supposed to be explored!
Learning Outcome: We teach you a long list of mountaineering fundamentals, including mountain hazard assessment, weather forecasting, trip planning, self arrest, glacier travel, crevasse rescue, alpine anchors, ice axe, crampon technique, how to properly place pitons, and much more!
Duration: 4 Days @ 7 hours per day
Distance: Up to 1hr approach
Terrain: Maintained trails
Difficulty: Moderate to challenging
Ratio: 4 to 1
Prerequisites: Good fitness levels
Itinerary for Trad Lead Climbing
The course is run over two weekends, Saturday and Sunday.
Good trail running shoes required
We provide everything else
I can attest to the extensive local knowledge, the very high technical level of instruction, the constant attention to safety and the never-ending energy and enthusiasm. The boys learned some real backcountry skills while having a lot of fun in a very positive environment.