This one-day course is a chance to cover a whole bunch of snow climbing fundamentals in a short timeframe, including everything from strategic route selection, step-making, and ice axe use, all the way to end roping, short roping and snow anchors. It is typically held at Mount Washington Alpine Resort.
Questions? Check out our FAQ page for details about our booking and cancellation policy, and other commonly asked questions.
Included in the price:
- 1 day of instruction
- Group technical gear
- Personal technical gear (harness, helmet, ice axe)
Not included in the price:
- Transport to and from meeting point
- Personal equipment
- Snow Skills (pdf)
$165.00 / person(at 4:1 ratio)
Ken, the guide, was fantastic. He was funny, easy to get along with, and made the whole day both fun and really informative. I'd be happy to recommend Island Alpine Guides to anyone.Trevor Peddle, Victoria, BC
I really enjoyed the Snow Skills course. Ken was great, very knowledgeable and funny. I would definitely recommend the course to any friends interested in boosting their adventure skills.Hayley Johnson, Victoria, BC