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Crevasse Rescue Evenings

posted Apr 4, 2014, 7:44 AM by Foster Karcha
The popular Crevasse Rescue training in Hawrelek Park is back!  Come brush up on your rope systems skills for crevasse rescue with Section leaders.  We'll cover the 2:1 (Canadian drop loop) and 3:1 (Z-pulley) systems over four (4) nights this spring.  Get ready for your summer mountaineering adventures on these dates:
  • Tuessday April 15th, 2014 for Drop Loop practice;
  • Thursday May 8th, 2014 for Drop Loop practice;
  • Tuesday May 20st, 2014 for Z-Pulley practice;
  • Tuesday June 10th, 2014 for Z-Pulley practice.
Previous experience with crevasse rescue (e.g. SIM snow school) is necessary. RSVP to so we can estimate # of ropes and gear. Bring harness, locking carabiners, and prussiks.
Location: Picnic Shelter #2, Hawrelek Park
Contact information: Foster Karcha @
Time: 1900-2100
*Please note that dates have changed since the previous notice!