An intensive one day Crevasse Rescue course designed to keep you safe in Glacial Terrain. Riding on
glacial terrain can be some of the most fun days out you will ever have. But the dangers of crevasse falls
should never be under-estimated.
This one day Crevasse Rescue course will teach you how to:
- Avoid Crevasses in the first place
- Build strong anchors
- Rescue someone in a crevasse
- Self rescue
Depending on conditions we may or may not use glacial terrain for the training.
Kit to bring:
standard off-piste riding gear (including avalanche safety kit)
30m 9mm ski rope.
5 x screwgate karabiners.
2 x prussik loops.
2 x slings (1.2m when laid flat)
Mechanical traction devices (if you have them) such as Wildcountry Ropeman, Petzl mini traxion or micro
If you don't have any of the above equipment, e mail us in advance and we will provide spares.
Professional Instruction throughout the day on a max ratio of 1:4
Free use of top quality avalanche safety equipment
Free use of harness, rescue kit and ropes
NB If you want to borrow equipment, please annotate this on your booking form under "remarks".
Be warned - Crevasse Rescue is seriously physically demanding. Expect to work very hard on this course,
and go home sweaty !