Sierra Mountaineering: Rope Team Travel

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$169 for REI Members

$189 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Minimum age 13
  • Group size 8 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


Class logistic emails will be sent out the week of your class. CA SNO-PARK Passes REQUIRED for each vehicle, available for purchase at your Sacramento Area REI. A daily pass is $5 or a seasonal pass is $25.

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No water onsite and bathroom availability is unreliable. CA SNO-PARK Pass REQUIRED for each vehicle and not available for purchase at the venue. Daily Pass: $5; Seasonal Pass: $25. Purchase a pass at REI Sacramento or online at