mountaineering climbing glacier travel and crevasse rescue class - May 17, 2008
The WMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the WMC Liability Waiver, online registration is required for all in person WMC events.This class is designed for both beginning and experienced mountaineers. We will discuss equipment and technique and practice roped glacier travel. The majority of the class will focus on learning and practicing crevasse rescue skills. You will need an ice axe and clothing suitable for playing in the snow all morning. The club has a few ice axes if you don't own or can borrow one. You will not need crampons. Other equipment you can bring: full length slings, carabineers, prussiks or mechanical ascension devices (ropeman or tibloc), climbing pulleys, deadmen or pickets. The class will end around noon. There is a charge of $10 for members and $20 for non members. Recommended reading: Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue.
|Date:||Sat May 17 2008|
|Meeting Place:||Little Cottonwood Canyon Park-and-Ride|
|Meeting Time:||7:00 am|