Mountaineering 2 – Snow Couloirs

Use of ice axe, crampons and ropes

Climb snow couloirs with ice axe, crampons and rope. Adapt the progression technique according to the type of snow and slope to climb more easily. Enjoy winter mountaineering using the correct safety techniques.

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KEY POINTS

  • Activity: Mountaineering
  • Classes: 13
  • Duration: 2h dedication / 1h videos
  • Type: All levels
  • Spanish Language
  • Subtitles: No
  • Downloadable Resources: Yes
  • Diploma: yes
Alpinismo 2 - Corredores de Nieve. Curso online

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Key concepts: ropes, ice axes and crampons
  • All the essential knots
  • The best snow anchors
  • Safe progression techniques and tricks

COURSE DESCRIPTION

We enter the world of climbing. Find out what materials (ropes and knots, ice axes and crampons) are the most suitable for our alpine activity.

We are going to focus on teaching the correct technique of how to climb snow corridors as safely as possible, the correct gestures according to the type of snow and slope, avoid falls and protect ourselves from what may happen to us.

The alpine terrain is difficult, knowing every last detail of the progression techniques will be our lifesaver.

Finally, we’ll teach you some more tricks on ropes, quickdraws and anchors that will make you enjoy the mountain more.

This course is part of the course pack:
Mountaineering Pack – All winter mountain

Get the whole pack at the best price with all the essential knowledge of alpinism and winter mountaineering.

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

This course is aimed at all those mountain lovers who want to know or validate the key concepts to safely enter the world of mountaineering.

It is ideal for those who want to climb snow corridors and start using the rope in more fun and technical terrain.

Here all the knowledge of the mid-mountain that has been developed in the different courses of the pack is taken for granted “The 5 keys to hiking” and the course: “Mountaineering course LEVEL 1 – Initiation to the winter mountain” where progress and self-arrest are taught with an ice axe and crampons.

1 Mountaineering 2. What you WILL FIND in this course

Mountaineering 2. What you WILL find in this course

In this course you will find all the climbing techniques in snow corridors.

1 min.
2 Types of ROPES, single, double, twin…

Types of ROPES, single, double, twin…

Finding the ropes that best suit each type of activity will be essential to be well insured. Know the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.

10 min.
3 EIGHT KNOT, essential climbing knots

EIGHT KNOT, essential climbing knots

In climbing, knowing how to tie safety knots is essential. The eight is the most important.

3 min.
4 COW TAIL KNOT, how to join two ropes

COW TAIL KNOT, how to join two ropes

How should we join two strings? Cow tail is the answer.

2 min.
5 KNOT BALLESTRINQUE, how to anchor to a meeting

KNOT BALLESTRINQUE, how to anchor to a meeting

To anchor ourselves in a meeting we will use the Ballestrinque knot. This will allow us to regulate the length of the rope.

3 min.
6 MACHARD KNOT climbing and rappelling

MACHARD KNOT climbing and rappelling

The machard knot will be in charge of securing us in a rappel due to its blocking and anti-blocking capacity.

3 min.
7 snow climbing ANCHOR

snow climbing ANCHOR

If we find ourselves in a corridor and we don’t have a place to set up a meeting, the snow will be our goal.

7 min.
8 How to make a SNOW MUSHROOM

How to make a SNOW MUSHROOM

Discover how to mount a snow mushroom and when they should be used.

7 min.
9 Climb CHANNELS and snow CORRIDORS

Climb CHANNELS and snow CORRIDORS

To climb snow corridors correctly, we must know the gestural techniques according to slopes and types of snow.

4 minutes
10 PREPARE to climb runners

PREPARE to climb runners

Before going up a corridor you must be properly equipped. Having control of all the material will be essential to start climbing.

3 min.
11 Protect yourself from FALLS from above in corridors

Protect yourself from FALLS from above in corridors

Climbing a corridor is dangerous, so it is very important to protect yourself from possible falls. Knowing where to climb it will be decisive.

3 min.
12 More essential TRICKS for CLIMBING in winter

More essential TRICKS for CLIMBING in winter

There are many tricks for folding material that allow you to gain safety, speed and comfort.

5 min.
13

TEST, validates everything learned

10 min.

INSTRUCTORS AND COLLABORATORS

Our Staff is made up of professionals with proven experience that will pass on all their years of knowledge to you in a 100% flexible format.

We also rely on collaborators and commercial international brands to provide us with their technical knowledge.

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