mountaineering workshop (full - waitlist) - April 25, 2021

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 workshop will cover movement with ice axe, moving with crampons, self arrest with ice axe, moving while roped, arresting and roped travel, and placing anchors. Glacier movement and crevasse rescue may be also covered. All participants should have a helmet, ice axe, and crampons. The crampons should be fitted to their boots in advance. We have some extra ice axes, an extra helmet, and an extra pair of crampons. Please bring a harness as well, if you have one. Co-organized with Mark Maier. Mark has extensive experiences in teaching mountaineering skills. Please email before Friday, 6 pm on April 23 for the meeting place and time. Registration is required. WMC members only. Registrants will receive more detailed info. COVID-19 protocols will apply. The max number of participants will depend on the pandemic situation and a number of volunteers who can help. Note (4/4): This workshop is currently full. Please contact the organizer if you want to be on the waitlist.

Organizer:Akiko Kamimura
Date:Sun Apr 25 2021
Meeting Place:Registration required