Online Training MTN 1, ICE-R

  • 05/04/2020
  • 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Live Video Conference Call
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Join a MAA climbing mentor online for a live video conference call training on MTN 1 and ICE-R. Everyone is invited to join in this interactive 45 minute discussion and Q & A session. The training video presentations will be briefly reviewed. To get the most out of the session and be best prepared to participate please view the training videos prior.

DATE: May 4th, 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm



  • MTN 1 - Day 1: Basic Mountaineering. Mountain camping and travel skills, map and compass navigation and route finding, extensive overview of clothing, equipment and gear, backcountry and off-trail travel, white gas and canister stoves, sleep system considerations, water, food, knots, shelter options and considerations, and making an effective basecamp. Day 2: Peak ascent. Itinerary, gear selection, packing, pacing, efficient movement with boots and pack, rock scrambling, moving a team through terrain with loose rock, spotting, short belay, climbing easy fixed lines, lowering or rappelling, and making the descent.
  • ICE-RGlacier travel and crevasse rescue instruction and practice. Orientation to glaciers, roping up for glacier travel, rescue coil, reading and navigating glaciers, team self-arrest, knots, gear, rescue sequences, ascending the rope (self rescue), 3:1 Z-drag crevasse rescue, C-pulley or dropped loop, and piggybacking systems to get maximum mechanical advantage


  • Call in details will be sent in a confirmation email upon registration
  • To view all MAA training courses and disciplines, please reference this document

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