About the course
The aim of this course is to take people who are already climbers / mountaineers to a point where they can cross any glacier in a safe manner while on there way to there alpine objective.
The course is run over 3,5 days and is based in the high mountains and is focused on two climbers per rope team.
There will be one tour day putting everything into action and will hopefully take in a peak! The courses are based in the Jotunheim and can be hostel based or tent based depending on budget.
At the end of the course you will receive a diploma.
We keep our groups small with the focus on good communication and a good learning environment.
- Crossing steep snow with and without axes or crampons
- Route choice and glacial dangers
- Crevasse rescue on snow
- Crevasse rescue on ice
- Travelling through complex glacial terrain
- Self rescue
Combine it with other courses
This course can be combined with other climbing and mountaineering course to form a bespoke package or part of the alpine mentoring program.
Accommodation is available on our farm from 250 NOK per person per night. Find it out more here.
Flights, train and getting there
If you need to rent equipment, that is no problem, just let us known in advance. You will receive a list of required items upon booking.
You will have climbing / Some mountaineering experience
We use first evening inside with theory, the rest of the course is practical instruction outside, traveling in glacier terrain.
Dates available upon request.
Upon registration we will send you a complete equipment list.
Boots: You will need your own mountaineering boots that can take crampons. If in doubt send us a picture of your boots so we can give the thumbs up. Boots_summer
In the rucksack: As a general guide the following is recommended In the rucksack
Mountaineering equipment (All this can be borrowed from us): Equipment to courses
4500,- NOK pr person
Minimum 2, maximum 4 participants.
Included in Price:
– all guide/instructor fees and expenses.
– all instructional material and location rental.
Not Included in Price:
– personal ski/avalanche rescue equipment and clothing.
– transportation to/from course location.
– travel insurance