Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Crevasse Rescue Clinic

James Minifie will be leading a Crevasse Rescue Workshop on
Saturday, April 20th, 10am-2pm at the Rock Gardens.

To register for this workshop, sign up at: http://trips.accyukon.ca/

The workshop is limited to 12 participants.

Itinerary:
Anchors and anchor building
Rope management and knots
Rope ascending demo
Unroped crevasse rescue demo
Participants practice
Rope crevasse rescue demo (if time permits)
Variations and troubleshooting for difficult situations e.g.: dealing with overhangs, middle team member falling in, etc (if time permits)

Mandatory Gear:
Helmet
Harness
Ski or mountaineering boots
Single rated 60m+ rope (if you have one)
4 lockers
4 non lockers
2 6 or 7mm x 5m prusik a
1 double sling