MACC - ICE 4: Glacier Climbing and Crevasse Rescue

  • 11/08/2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • MACC 5209 Luce Avenue Suite A, McClellan, CA 95652
  • 16

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MACC - ICE 4: GLACIER CLIMBING AND CREVASSE RESCUE indoor training on a weekday evening at the Mountain Ascent Climbing Center. This compact, accessible training event offers a combination of instruction, demonstration, and guided practice with a professional MAA instructor. Completion will prepare you for success as an advanced level ice climber and help you be better qualified to attend MAA events. We'll do the following:

  • Roping up for glacier travel and rescue coil
  • Review knots, gear
  • Rescue sequences
  • 3:1 Z-drag crevasse rescue
  • C-pulley or dropped loop crevasse rescue
  • Piggybacking systems to get maximum mechanical advantage

    RECOMMENDED FOR: All current MAA members who have attended the companion online training and/or have completed the prior level outdoor training, or have appropriate experience on their MAA profile.

    EVENT LEADER: Darren Shutt, darren@mountainascent.org, (916) 872-3399

    DURATION: 2.5 hours

    MEET: MACC, 5209 Luce Avenue, Suite A, McClellan, CA 95652, inside Jackson Sports Academy.

    WHAT TO BRING: All items on the gear list below

    PERSONAL GEAR: Members are encouraged to use your own equipment. If you're missing something, loaner gear may be available. Please let the instructor know if you need something. All paying members receive a retail gear discount at Bobcat's Outdoor Adventure Sports. Brands include ArcTeryx, Black Diamond, Petzl, Mountain Hardwear, La Sportiva, Scarpa, Outdoor Research, MSR, Beal, Garmin and more.

    CLIMBING GEAR

    • Harness*

    • Ice axe*

    • 3 locking and 2 non-locking carabiners*

    • Two tied or sewn runners, one 24" and one 48"*

    • Two 16” loop of 4-5mm cord as prusiks*

    • Cordellette and/or quad, 5mm - 7mm, 15' - 20'*

    • Auto locking belay device*

    • Any other appropriate gear such as ascenders, pulleys, Tibloc, Micro-Traxion, etc.

      *If you are without some of this important safety gear, it may be available for loan upon prior request, first-come, first serve. Please contact the event leader.

      For more information or questions about this training event, please contact the listed event leaders, or connect@mountainascent.org, or (916) 692-0005.




      5209 Luce Ave. Suite A

      McClellan, CA 95652

      (916) 692-0005

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