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**Ski Mountaineering Skills Course @ Wreck Beach - Beg. Friendly!** · Sunday, November 8th

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Organized by: Bryan Starick.

Start: Sunday, Nov. 8th, 10:00 am
Pre-trip meeting location: Top of Trail 6 Stairs - Wreck Beach

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*** NOTE: Since Zack and I are busy this week, there will be no session this Thursday.  To make up for it, this Sunday I'll be offering a session.  If you haven't been to any sessions in the past, this one is great to start with as we'll have more time to cover everything!***

 

Hey all G1 graduates, prospective G2ers, AST 1 prospectives, or ski mountaineers/ski mountaineers in-training! We've heard from y'all that you're super stoked to learn how to travel on glaciers this year! That's awesome; but unfortunately, due to a low snow year this past year, the glaciers are pretty sketchy right now. But have no fear; your solution is here! I know we're all mountain people, but why not learn these skills such as self arrest, crevasse rescue, and companion rescue on Wreck Beach?! Just think....who would wanna learn setting up Z-pulleys in freezing cold, polar weather when you could learn it and practice it at sea-level in this beautiful spot:

 

 

I rest my case. Clinics will discuss crevasse rescue steps, self arrest, roping up for glaciers, and any advanced crevasse rescue skills you wish to learn. **UPDATE: Clinic will now discuss skills for winter travel in the backcountry, such as avalanche companion rescue in addition to glacier-travel skills.***This event will be hosted bi-weekly on Thursday or Monday evenings, so if you don't make it out now surely sign up again for the next event! Get stoked to get safe out there!!

Posted: 2015-11-03 18:53:29
Last modified: 2015-11-03 18:54:04