This two-day course is geared towards those looking to refresh their alpine systems and skills. A base camp at Mount Cain will allow for quick access to alpine terrain, and the specific curriculum will depend on the experience level and objectives of the group.
To register for this course, we expect you to have previously taken 3-Day Alpine Skills, Mountain Skills Fly-In, Combined Alpine Skills or equivalent courses elsewhere. Please contact us if you are unsure.
Each course will be tailored to the needs of the group.
May 27-28 course curriculum will cover:
- Snow anchors, steep snow travel, glacier travel (minus crevasse rescue)
- Short-roping/short-pitching for alpine rock
- Transitions between rock and snow
- Techniques or considerations for effectively and safely rappelling/bailing off routes
Questions? Check out our FAQ page for details about our booking and cancellation policy, and other commonly asked questions.
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:
- 2 days with an ACMG guide
- Group technical gear
Not included in the price:
- Transport to and from meeting point
- Clothing and personal equipment