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, firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com, or (916) 692-0005.