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Date Tuesday  4/29/2014
Group Pikes Peak
Event Title PPG Basic Mountaineering School - Colorado Alpine Snow Mountaineering
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Collin Powers
Group Price $58.00
Available Participants 9
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Colorado Springs, CO

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Collin Powers

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Colorado Alpine Snow Mountaineering Pre-Requisites: None 

There are two class lectures. Our discussions include evaluating weather and snow conditions, terrain and avalanche risk assessment, gear, trip planning, using crampons and proper climbing techniques, snow travel including proper use of ice axe, self arrest, glissading, determining slope angles, and route finding. We will demonstrate and practice snow anchors and rope techniques. There is a CMC Rating Trip which we typically do at Pikes Peak Glen Cove which is designed to reinforce principals and techniques discussed in class. You will attend both days. Tuesday, April 29 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Thursday, May 01 6:30PM - 9:00PM Class Location: TBA; Saturday, May 03 8:15AM – 3:30PM Location: Glen Cove; Sunday, May 04 8:15AM – 3:30PM Location: Glen Cove; Saturday, May 10 8:15AM – 3:30PM Weather Makeup Date; Sunday, May 18 8:15AM – 3:30PM Weather Makeup Date. There will be an optional CMC Wilderness Trip to hone your snow travel skills. Refunds are issued for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the program. There is a $10.00 cancellation fee. No refunds in last two weeks or for no shows.



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.