GLACIER COURSE BEGINNERS
Designed for experienced hikers who want to try mountaineering, this course takes you off marked paths and onto the snow and ice terrain found on a glacier.
22.06. - 25.06.2017For: 4 daysPrice: 420 € per person
We will start by walking on a relatively flat area of the glacier to practise using crampons and getting used to the new terrain.
We will then progress to steeper areas, having a look at some crevasses and maybe exploring an ice fall.
The aim of this training program is to provide participants with basic knowledge of how to navigate and undertake a straightforward glacier tour.
- Navigation & map reading
- Tour planning on a glacier
- Rope and knot skills
- How to walk using crampons
- How to use an ice pick
- Basic rescue techniques
Techniques will be practised on tours on the glaciers near the Oberwalder Hut in the Großglockner area, the perfect location for glacier courses.
Highlights: Experience your first steps on a glacier & learn new glacier techniques