Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the Crevasse Rescue + Glacier Travel

  • 02

    Glacier Basics

    • Intro

    • Glacier Basics Presentation.pdf

    • Common areas for crevasses

    • Quick Reference

    • Test yourself

  • 03

    Travelling on a Glacier

  • 04

    Route Selection

    • Scenario 1

    • Scenario 2

  • 05

    Crevasse Rescue

    • Intro

    • T-Slot Anchor

    • Drop Loop + 3:1

    • 3:1 Direct Haul

    • Hyperstatic Rope Set up

  • 06

    Next steps

    • Survey


Born in Red Deer, Alberta, Ross discovered the mountains as a teenager visiting Western Canada's best winter destinations as a sponsored snowboarder. At the age of 16 he was introduced to rock climbing through a local Whistler guide. This experience completely captivated him and opened his eyes to the huge potential the mountains present. In the following years, he completed his certification as an International Mountain Guide. “I feel privileged to be able to work as a mountain guide and look forward to sharing the thrill of the mountains with my guests.” Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. When he's at home he can be found working as a heli-ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer. @ross_berg_

Ross Berg

IFMGA Mountain Guide


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