Day 1: Meet the guides in the Guides room at the Lake Louise Hostel and sign waivers. There will be a short theory presentation and begin with simple knots and systems. Spending the afternoon outside where the group can practice and be introduced to more complex systems.
Day 2: This day the group will head to a safe but very realistic practice site at Crowfoot Meadows North from Lake Louise. The day will be spent out side putting to use the theory and practice from day 1.
-arresting the fall, assess situation and decision point, reverse pull? Call for help
-t-slot and ice screw anchors
-transfer load and decision point
-belay to the lip of crevasse and decision point
-Begin adding advantage if necessary
In complex rescue scenarios many decisions are based on site specific information, this course will help you prepare for those details and make a rescue if necessary much quicker and realistic. But remember, avoidance is our best tool.
Certified Guide, 2 days of instruction Use of all group technical gear
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