Glacier skills coures

Glacier skills coures

Professional Hard Ice guide training Iceland

Course date for Glacier skills course:

No courses planned at the moment. Pleas contact us if you are interested

4-day course (40hrs) that builds the base for people that would like to invest in experience and knowledge when it comes to glacier travelling. The training is intended for recreationalists seeking to become professionals and building up a solid foundation for professional courses in the future.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Basic guide training for hard ice guiding takes four days and takes place on outlet glaciers in Skaftafell.

Course topics include:

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

PREREQUISITES

The following bullet points are the must know prerequisites of this course. Applicant should have:

  • Basic mountaineering skills

  • Confidence in basic crampon movement techniques on simple hard ice terrain

  • Intermediate outdoor experience

  • Basic rope management skills

  • Knowledge in mountaineering knots

Trip Details
Duration: 

4 days

Season: 
All Year
Guest to Guide Ratio: 

1:6 or 2:12 Min 4 participants

Pricing
99.000 ISK
Included

Crampons

Harness

Helmet

Iceaxe

Accessory cords (for you to keep after the course)

 

Not Included

Transportation

Lodging

Food