Crevasse Rescue Skills Course - Equipment List

Clothing:

  • Base Layers - Tops and Bottoms (Wool or Synthetic Only)
  • Mid Layers - Tops and Bottoms (200 Weight Wool or Synthetic is Ideal)
  • Socks - Wool Blend is best, no cotton
  • Light Collared Synthetic Shirt (optional, nice for the really hot sunny days)
  • Softshell Jacket and Pants
  • Gore Tex Jacket and Pants
  • Sun Hat
  • Buff Style Neck Tube or Similar
  • Insulated Hat
  • Gloves - Heavyweight and Lightweigt Options
  • Underwear + spares
  • Down or Synthetic Insulated Jacket

 

Equipment

  • Backpacks - Small Day Pack ~ 35L
  • Travel Equipment
    • Ski Touring Equipment (skis, boots, poles, climbing skins, rentals available)
    • Splitboard (board, boots, poles, climbing skins, rentals available)
    • Mountaineering Boots + Snowshoes (optional, rentals available)
  • Ice Axe (optional, provided this at your request)
  • Crampons (optional, provided this at your request)
  • Harness (optional, provided this at your request)
  • Helmet (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 3 Locking Carabiners (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 3 Non - Locking Carabiners (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 120cm Sewn Sling (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 1 x 22cm Ice Screw (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 2 x 5 meter Prussik Cord 6mm (optional, provided this at your request)
  • 1 x 1.5 meter Prussik Cord 6mm (optional, provided this at your request)
  • Sunglasses (We suggest Julbo Glasses CAT 4)
  • 50+ SPF Sunscreen
  • Lib Balm with SPF
  • Headlamp with Fresh Batteries
  • Water Bottle - 2 X Collapsable Nalgene Style Water Bottle
  • Blister Kit (especially if you are not accustom to mountain boots)
  • Camera
  • Trekking Pole (1 is enough)

Food & Accommodation

You can choose to purchase both or either a meal plan and hostel style accommodation for your program, or to provide your own. If you prefer to provide your own, you will require the following:

  • Complete meal program for your 2 day program
  • Hostel Accommodation at the Hilda Creek Wilderness Hostel or nearby campgrounds
  • Sleeping Bag for Hostel Stay
  • Personal Tenting Equipment for Campground Stay