Sierra Mountaineering: Rope Team Travel

9:00am2:00pm

$160 for REI Members

$180 for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

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

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.

What to bring with you

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.