Overview

Baker Mountain Guides Crevasse Rescue Course focuses on teaching fundamentals for a variety of crevasse rescue applications. Our one-day curriculum is designed for experienced climbers who want to add crevasse rescue to their repertoire of skills, or simply need a refresher. Concepts will be based on the latest techniques being used by professional guides, and include catching crevasse falls, fixed line ascension, mechanical advantage, and hauling.

Baker Mountain Guides Crevasse Rescue Course is designed to be fun, engaging, and filled with practical fieldwork. Our knowledgeable instructors strive to make your educational experience as rewarding as possible.


Itinerary

Baker Mountain Guides offers scheduled one-day crevasse rescue courses. Custom course dates available.


  • Single Day

    We’ll rendezvous at Backcountry Essentials in Bellingham and travel to the Mount Baker Backcountry. Instructors will demonstrate concepts of mechanical advantage and haul systems. Students will practice all aspects of crevasse rescue, as both rescuers and victims.


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Program Information

  • Season
  • March - June


  • Duration
  • 1 Day


  • Locations
  • Mount Baker Backcountry


  • Max Ratio
  • 5 Students to 1 Instructor


  • Equipment

  • Schedule
  • 2019 Season

    • May 19
    • June 1
    • June 23

  • Cost
  • $250/Person