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Ice Climbing Course - 2 day basic

Ice Climbing Course - 2 day basic Overview

COUNTRY: France
MAX. ALTITUDE: 0m
DIFFICULTY:
P2
T2

This excellent ice climbing course is taught in the stunning Pyrenean Mountains - exact locations are determined by the best climbing conditions. This course is for people with little or no experience of technical, waterfall ice climbing. This course is an excellent option for people wanting to learn the basics of ice climbing or those who aspire to improve their technical climbing skills for steeper snow or ice routes. This course can be run over any weekend from the end of December to the end of March. We can organise transport to the venues (including flights) and accomodation. This course is based in beautiful Bagneres-de-Luchon in the French Pyrenees from where several prime ice-climbing venues are easily accesible.
Course Curriculum includes:
Ice climbing:
- Movement skills
- Snow and ice anchor selection
- Anchor construction and equalisation
- Anchor station management
-  Ice climbing and crampon usage techniques
- Ice protection
- Rope management
- Rappelling and belaying in an alpine setting
-  Multi-pitch climbing techniques
Hazard assessment including:
- discussion of objective vs. subjective hazards
- assessment of avalanche danger
- rock and ice fall dangers
Discussions include proper clothing and ice climbing equipment for survival in an alpine setting, efficient, safe and self-dependent climbing techniques, and Leave No Trace ethics.
Snow-shoeing technique and practice may be included for some venues where access is only possible using snowshoes.
Student/Instructor Ratio: 4:1 (maximum)
Group Price: the cost for this course is £600 divided by a maximum of 4 people. If there are two of you, the cost will be £300pp, 4 people - £150pp.
 

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