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Snowcraft Beginner Course

What this course is about?

The beginners weekend focuses on core mountaineering skills. This will give you the essential skills needed for the basics of mountaineering up until the stage when rope-work is required (rope work is the essence of the intermediate course which is the next step)

Basic skills you will learn on the course:

  • Walking on snow & ice
  • The use of the ice axe
  • Step Cutting
  • Using Crampons
  • Self arresting (using the ice axe to stop you falling)
  • Avalanche awareness – (Introduction)
  • Using avalanche transceivers


For all the info you need and to secure your place, contact
Ray Long
Mobile: 027 461 8336
snowcraft@alpinecentral.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/events/1610769252548165/


Course Info

Where

Taupo

Date

22 July 2016 - 24 July 2016

Time

00:00

Price

TBC

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