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Alpine Academy : Crevasse Rescue

July 24, 2019

Coordinator: Dan Scofield

Excursion Time: 1.5 hours (car-to-car)

Weeknight session to discuss and practice glacier travel and crevasse rescue

Wednesday, July 24, 630-8pm

Topics include:

Glacier travel gear

Roping up for glacier travel

Prusik setups and prusik practice

Hauling/rescue techniques

Rope management on snow and ice

Snow/ice protection and movement

Signed Up: 10
Awaiting Approval: 1
Maximum Allowed: 20
Required Equipment (each participant): Helmet, Harness, 2 prusiks (1 foot, 1 waist), 2 non-lockers, 1 locker
Optional Equipment (each participant): Pulleys, Progress capture device (micro-traxion or similar), Additional short prusik, "hero loop" (~12" loop), Belay device
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