Instructors: Paul Rogers

Description: This 3 day course will teach techniques when travelling on steeper terrain using 2 tools, assessing route selection and travelling through grade 2/3 mountainous terrain. Rope work will also be taught on this course including multi-pitching on a mix of rock, snow and ice. There will be an introductory lesson on travelling through glaciated terrain and crevasse rescue but no glaciers will be crossed on this course.

Pre-requisites: A solid base of a minimum of 5 grade 1 peaks and trips. Participants should be comfortable with crampons and ice axe on grade 1/2 terrain. A background of multi pitch trad climbing is helpful, but not imperative. Participants should be confident in tying a figure of eight, prussick, clove hitch and alpine butterfly. Contact [email protected] if you have any queries.

Venue: Arthurs Pass

Accomodation: Kennedy Lodge/Lockwood Shelter, BYO Food and Drink

Gear List: The attched gear list is comprehensive, but many of the items can be shared between pairs. Intermediate Gear List

Cost: $600pp – Includes 3 nights accomodation and 3 days instruction.

Date: 30th August – 1st September – Meet at Kennedy Lodge 7.30pm Thursday night.

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

Cancellations: The course will make every attempt to run no matter the weather requiring managing expectations, however it may be postponed to another date if need be. See the CMC refund policy if you wish to cancel your booking.

Course pre-reading: Intermediate Mountaineering Resources


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