Mountaineering 101: Mountaineering Fundamentals

Mountaineering 101: Mountaineering Fundamentals

Date: February 16 - February 18, 2024

Course Category: Mountaineering    

Location: New Hampshire

Instructor: Dan Riethmuller

Book now

Our New Hampshire Course is a skills packed three day program designed to improve your knowledge and skills for winter mountaineering objectives. This program is based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Participants will spend at least one night camping in the mountains. In this program we will cover fast and light movement tactics and technical systems, putting together objectives that cover thousands of feet of terrain, teaching you that efficiency is one of your greatest risk management tools in the big mountains.

This course is perfect for those seeking to tackle alpine and mountaineering objectives and gain a solid foundation in mountaineering skills.

Topics Covered:

  • Planning, preparation, and equipment selection
  • Winter camping skills
  • Mountain weather interpretation
  • Risk management
  • Basic snow and ice climbing techniques
  • Mountain navigation and route finding
  • Glacier travel techniques and crevasse rescue

For additional information, see the full course description here.