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Mountain Travel Fundamentals Course - Whistler, Canada

An informative, 4-day course in the fundamentals of mountain travel. This is an introductory course geared towards people with little to no mountaineering experience. This course involves:

  • Crampon and ice axe work
  • Climbing on snow and ice
  • Knots
  • Anchors for snow and ice
  • Self-arresting techniques
  • Glacier travel
  • Navigation skills
  • Trip planning

Let Whistler Alpine Guides Bureau gear you up for an adventurous and safe mountaineering pastime.

Dates: 

Summer 2014 dates will be published Spring 2014

Private courses are available upon request.

Cost: 

$575.00 per person. Minimum 4 people.

Included: 

Technical climbing equipment

Duration: 
4 days
Ratio: 
Maximum 6:1 student to guide
Suggested Prerequisites: 

Overnight backpacking and average fitness

Difficulty: 
Moderate
Equipment List:

Please consult the following for information on recommended and provided equipment:

Mountaineering Equipment List