UVOC Mountain Skills Field Day
A one day in field introduction to basic mountain skills including snow climbing footwork, ice axe use, anchors, short roping, end roping and much else.
All Island Alpine Guides courses and trips take place in an outdoor, wilderness environment. This means that as a participant you will be encountering various risks, dangers and hazards some of which include avalanches, cornices, crevasses, cliffs, trees, creeks, rockfall, difficult travel conditions, weather, illness, equipment failure, wild animals, becoming lost as well as the possibility of mistakes being made by IAG guides and instructors. To participate in these activities you will be required to read and agree to our waiver as part of the registration process. You will also be required to sign the waiver at the start of the course or trip. In doing so you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue or to claim compensation following an accident.
Included in the price:
Instructor and group technical gear.
Not included in the price:
Personal clothing and equipment. This must include suitable mountain boots for kicking steps in snow, an ice axe and harness. IAG has a limited supply of axes and harnesses to loan to participants on a first come first served basis.