Instructor: Stevo (Paul) Stevens

Description: An introduction to technical mountaineering. You will learn how about belaying, pitching, anchors for snow/rock/ice, prussiking, moving together safely on exposed terrain, knots, abseiling.

Pre-requisites: Basic snowcraft course, at least 2x grade 1 peaks on snow. Basic rock climbing experience in outdoor sport climbing.

Venue: Arthur’s Pass

Accommodation: Kennedy Lodge and CUSC lodge

Gear list

Cost: $300 per person including 2 full mountains days, 1 night at Kennedy Lodge 1 night at CUSC lodge

Pre-course session: An information evening session is held one week night (to be arranged) in Christchurch to give everyone a chance to meet each other and for the instructor to give a plan for the weekend and arrange transport. We will practice the following knots: figure of eight, alpine butterfly, clove hitch, Italian hitch, double fisherman. https://www.animatedknots.com/climbing-knots

Date: August 6-8. Arrive at Kennedy Lodge Friday night 730pm, finish Sunday afternoon 4pm.

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

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