Looking for some additional skills to make you a more confident, competent, and independent climber? What do you do when something goes wrong? This full day seminar offers a variety of great rescue skills using what you carry on your harness. First day includes a 5-hour session inside where you can focus on theory and techniques. Day two will be a full day out on the ice putting your new skills to the test. Topics will include escaping a belay, rappel backups, tandem & counter-balance rappels, self and partner rescue and more. Instructor to Student ratio of 4:1
A comprehensive curriculum and gear list will be provided in advance.. In-town location to be announced.
Thursday, 10am to 3pm & Friday, 9am to 3pm / December 7-8
Saturday, 10am to 3pm & Sunday, 9am to 3pm / December 9-10
Thursday Afternoon /Friday Day, December 7-8: Nadav Oakes, professional mountain guide and former special op and rescue trainer with special guest athlete, Jewell Lund, presented by Outdoor Research.
Saturday Afternoon /Sunday Day, December 9-10: Nadav Oakes, professional mountain guide and former special op and rescue trainer and featuring Jess Roskelley, Adidas athlete and alpinist.
Must have some ice climbing experience, comfortable wearing crampons and possess a solid foundation in climbing knots, belay and anchor systems.
Number of Participants
8 - seminar may be cancelled without a minimum of 4 participants
$275 - includes gear demos, admission to in-town events, and world-class instruction.
Cancellation & Transfer Policy
Prior to November 15, you may have a one-time cancellation for a partial refund less a $50 deposit. After midnight on November 15, all clinic sales are final. Clinic registrations are non-transferable. That is, giving your clinic spot to a friend creates considerable challenges for our registration process so is not allowed.
Afternoon Class: 10am to 3pm: Emerson Cultural Center, 111 South Grand Ave. Report to Emerson Ballroom
On-Ice Location: Genesis II (this requires a 30-40 minute approach)
*Instructors, clinic locations and class size may change without notice due to conditions and weather.