Glacier skills courses

Glacier skills courses

Glacier training Iceland

Course dates for Glacier skills training:

  • 20-22 January 2023
  • 17-19 February 2023
  • 24-26 March 2023
  • 28-30 April 2023
  • 12-14 May 2023

If the above dates do not fit or you have a company that would need training, please contact us.

3-day course (30hrs) that builds a solid base for people that would like to invest in experience and knowledge when it comes to glaciated terrain and travel skills. The training is intended for recreationalist seeking to potentially become professionals and building up a solid foundation for professional courses in the future.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Glacier skills course is based on Sólheimajökull glacier.

Course topics include:

  • Route selection
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk management
  • Group management.
  • Communication with guests 
  • Crevasse rescue 
  • Ice climbing   

PREREQUISITES

There are no hard-line prerequisites for this course, but it is recommended that people have;

  • Basic mountaineering skills

  • Confidence in basic crampon movement techniques

  • Intermediate outdoor experience

  • Basic rope management skills

  • Knowledge in mountaineering knots

INSTRUCTOR PROFILES

On all courses with Asgard-Beyond, the instructor team is highly certified and experienced. Our instructors are fully certified IFMGA and/or AIMG mountain guides.

ARE YOU TRAINING?

If you are training for AIMG certifications or other certifications and would like a re-fresher, do not hesitate to contact us - we customise workshops for individuals, teams and companies.

Trip Details
Duration: 

3 days

Season: 
All Year
Trip Dates: 

Winter 2023

Guest to Guide Ratio: 

1:6 or 2:12 Min 4 participants

Skills Requirement: 

Basic mountaineering skills, knots & rope management.

Pricing
74.000 ISK
Included

Crampons

Harness

Helmet

Iceaxe

 

Not Included

Transportation

Personal equipment

Lodging

Food