Sierra Mountaineering: Rope Team Travel

9:00 AM  –  2:00 PM

Donner Summit SNO-PARK

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  • Fitness level  3: Moderate
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 13
  • Group size: 12

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.

  • Practice techniques to safely climb and descend steep snow slopes.
  • Learn and practice rope team setup and travel.
  • Learn and practice movement through 4th class terrain.

Notes

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the start time for parking and paperwork considerations. CA SNO-PARK Pass REQUIRED for each vehicle, available for purchase at any Sacramento Area REI location or online at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. Daily Pass: $5; Season Pass: $25.


Donner Summit SNO-PARK

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CA SNO-PARK Pass REQUIRED for each vehicle, available for purchase at your Sacramento Area REI. A daily pass is $5 or a seasonal pass is $25. Port-A-Potties available. No water on site.