Clinic 05-SUN: GORE-TEX® mountaineering education level 2 (Sunday)
This course is the level 2 of mountaineering clinics on the Academy. The focus here is to learn how to travel and act on a glacier as a “party” or cordée. It will prepare you for basic glacier tours and easy alpine climbs. This includes: roping up together on glaciers, basic crevasse rescue scenarios, ice axe techniques, snow and ice anchors, self-arrest, route planning and advice on equipment.
This course is mandatory for everyone who has never done a glacier tour before.
Requirements: Basic crampon skills, basic mountaineering skills, ability to climb 4 to 6 hours.
Duration: full day
Meeting point/time: 07:30 am at Arc'teryx Village in the center town of Chamonix
Location: Aiguille du Midi
Additional costs: lift ticket (special deals will be available)
WHAT TO BRING?
Basic mountaineering equipment + crampons, harness, helmet, ice axe, a sling (1.2 m) and a screw-gate karabiner. Bring your own equipment so that you can practice with what you normally use.
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