Sierra Mountaineering: Rope Team Travel

  • Participants

    Age 13 and up

  • Skill level : 2

    Intermediate

  • Fitness level : 3

    Moderate

The next step in your mountaineering adventure. Join our mountain guides to learn the skills and techniques for roped team glacier travel. This course will help prepare you for climbing big mountains like Mount Shasta or Mount Rainier by enriching mountain skills and decision making processes. You will learn the skills and techniques for roped team glacier travel. This will include team movement, self-arrest, knots, rope management, and snow anchors. This class is appropriate for those with some previous mountaineering skills.

Gear provided by REI

  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Gaiters
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Ice Axe
  • Mountaineering Hardware - All necessary.
  • Snow Anchors
  • Static Rope - Minimum of 100 feet for anchors and fixed lines.
  • Trekking Poles
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sessions available