Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
August 18, 2018
Coordinator: Dan Scofield
Roping up on the north side of Hood to learn and practice glacier travel and rope management techniques. Hike up to the Eliot Glacier and find some sketchy crevasses to practice rescue scenarios.
Rope teams, snow travel, snow and ice anchors, rescue situations, steep snow and ice, top-rope ice climbing if we have time.Signed Up: 13
Maximum Allowed: 12
|Team Equipment: Glacier ropes, Pickets, Ice screws, Cooler full of cold beers|
Required Equipment (each participant): Required:, Helmet, Harness, Ice axe, Minimum one locking carabiner, Prusik cords x2 (one waist, one foot), Warm/dry footwear, Crampons (steel preferred, aluminum ok), Layers for a full day out
Optional Equipment (each participant): Not required (don't buy these things just for this day):, Pulleys x2, Additional locking carabiners (oval is great), Non-locking carabiner (ovals, wire gates), Picket, Ice screws, Belay device, Personal anchor system
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