Sierra Mountaineering: Crevasse Rescue
$200 for REI Members
$220 for non-members
- Minimum age 13
- Group size 6 people
Come along with our mountain guides to learn essential crevasse rescue skills that no mountaineer should be without. Discover self rescue and partner rescue techniques needed for travelling on a glacier. Topics include securing a fall, rigging a fixed line for the fallen partner to ascend, and rigging mechanical advantage systems for partner rescue. This class is appropriate for those with some previous mountaineering skills.
- Learn the practical applications of mountaineering self-rescue.
- Learn to rescue a roped teammate.
- Learn 2:1 and 6:1 mechanical advantage systems to haul fallen teammates.
What to bring with you
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.