$250

Instructor: Gideon Geerling

Description: This course is a 2-day introduction to the equipment and systems that can be used to problem solve vertical problems in the alpine, from bluff abseiling and pitching to lightweight rope techniques designed to keep moving and travel efficient. These techniques can be transferred to skiing and fast & light missions.

Pre-requisites: Basic snowcraft course and some experience outdoor lead sport climbing.

Venue: Arthurs Pass – Temple Basin, Otira Valley or similar.

Accommodation: Kennedy Lodge, Arthurs Pass. BYO food and drink.

Date: May 14th (arrive at Kennedy lodge by 730pm)- May 16th (finishing about 3pm).

Course full? Sign up to the Waiting List and you will be notified if there are drop outs.

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  • Your details

  • You will be added to a Messenger chat group to assist group discussion with course participants and the instructor. Please input your Facebook profile or name on Messenger to make it easy to find you i.e. https://www.facebook.com/joe.bloggs.3/ or Joe Bloggs
  • You must be a CMC member to attend this course as this course is generously subsidised by the CMC Fenwick Trust.
  • If you are not a member, please join the CMC first.
  • Course Details

    This information will help us ensure you are well prepared for the course.
  • Feel free to contact the Instruction Officer before signing up if unsure: instruction@cmc.net.nz
  • Please note that CMC does not hire any gear. You will need adequately stiff boots for this course, flexible tramping boots will not be sufficient, but stiff tramping boots will be OK for an introductory course. If avalanche gear is required for this course, you must bring an avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe. It is best to book these from hire shops as early as possible before the course starts. Please contact the Instruction Officer if unsure: instruction@cmc.net.nz
  • Emergency Contact Details

    Please provide contact details for your next of kin. Please inform this contact person you will be attending this course.
  • Waiver

    I understand the alpine environment involves inherent risks. I understand the instructors will take the utmost caution to manage all risks and ensure student safety but there still remains a residual element of risk in a mountaineering environment that may be beyond their control. I understand I am responsible for my own safety and will take great care to prepare appropriate for the course, conduct myself in a safe way on the mountain, and listen to and comply with instructions at all times.
  • Refund Policy

    I understand that after signing up through this form, if I have to pull out of the course for any reason (including injury), I will receive the following refund depending on the time of cancellation before the course: More than 4 weeks = 100% refund 2-4 weeks = 80% refund 5 days - 2 weeks = 50% refund Less than 5 days = 0% refund This is to protect the CMC from financial losses due to courses running below full capacity as the costs for guides are fixed regardless of participant numbers.
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