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TECHNICAL HARD SNOW CLIMBING, ICE AXE ARREST AND GLACIER TRAVEL SEMINAR AND PRACTICE
Ninth Annual Technical Hard Snow Climbing, Glacier Travel, and Ice Axe Arrest Seminar and Practice
Dates And Times: Saturday, June 2, 2007, from 9AM to about 3PM
Place: Near the Mt. Bachelor Resort
Instructor: Robert Speik
Cost: FREE - but you must reserve a place. No drop-ins please
Reservations: Call Robert Speik at 541-385-0445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“SARENE” SNOW ANCHORS - BUILD AND TEST
-ICE AXE DEADMAN
SNOW BELAYS, INSTANT AND BACKED UP
SITTING HIP BELAY
-ICE AXE BOOT BELAY
-STANDING ICE AXE/CARABINEER BELAY
-DYNAMIC SNOW BELAYS OF THE LEADER
ROPED TRAVEL ON SNOW, ROCK, ICE AND OUR CASCADES GLACIERS
-PORTIONING THE ROPE FOR 3 PERSON ROPED TEAM
-TYING IN FRONT, BACK AND MIDDLE PERSON
-POSITION OF PRUSSIC, TEXAS PRUSSIC AND PACK TIE OFF
-CLIMBING WITH FIXED ROPES ON STEEP HARD SNOW
RAPPELLING, SELF BELAY, CLIMBING THE (RAPPEL) ROPE
-DULPHERSITZ, ATC, FIGURE 8, ETC.
-PRUSSIC SELF BELAY
-PRUSSICS USED TO CLIMB THE (RAPPEL) ROPE
-(ALL PRACTICE RAPPELS MUST BE SEPARATELY BELAYED)
Z PULLEY CREVASSE RESCUE SYSTEM
-DEMO, SET UP AND BUILD
ICE AXE ARREST
-SUBJECT TO SNOW CONDITIONS. Read the Seminar Notes on Ice Axe Belay and Arrest.
BRING: YOUR ESSENTIALS, LUNCH AND WATER, AND:
- YOUR LIGHT HARNESS WITH RAPPEL AND PRUSSIC GEAR, LIGHT WEIGHT LOCKING BINERS, ETC
- YOUR ICE AXE, COMPLETE WITH IT'S GEAR
- ANCHORS: - SNOW STAKES, DEAD-PERSONS, AND ICE SCREWS
- 3 18" DIAMETER 6MM PRUSSIC LOOPS
- 3 48" DIAMETER, SEWN, 9/16 NYLON RUNNER
- 22' LENGTH OF 1" TUBULAR NYLON RUNNER
- YOUR CREVASSE RESCUE PULLEYS, PRUSSICS AND RUNNERS
- YOUR LITE DRY ALPINE 8+ TO 9MM ROPE
- OR USE OUR GEAR
- (NO CRAMPONS, PLEASE)
MOUNTAINEERING, FREEDOM OF THE HILLS, CURRENT SEVENTH EDITION
GLACIER TRAVEL AND CREVASSE RESCUE, A. SHELTERS THE MOUNTAINEER'S PRESS, 1990
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED! Space is limited. Please, no drop-ins. For a reservation email Leader by Monday, May 21, 2007
There is no charge or obligation for this training. We are simply mentoring fellow climbers. More information will be sent to registered participants.
Copyright© 2007 by Robert Speik, All Rights Reserved.
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