Join us February 2 and March 9 for 2 great clinics to increase backcountry & glacier travel skills.

Ski Touring Skills Clinic
Saturday February 2, 2019
50 euros
08h30 to 16h00

Space is limited register early!

Join us for a great opportunity to increase your confidence and winter backcountry skills from route finding to snow safety and learn efficient skinning techniques.
A second clinic, March 9th will focus on glacier travel and crevasse rescue, a necessity when living and skiing in the Chamonix valley!
Join Jonathan and myself for two fun days of learning, skiing and acquiring new skills, get inspired!

Focus of the day:
Equipment discussion
Planning your backcountry day including interpretation of avalanche bulletin
Transceiver search, technique and procedure protocol
Transition: skins on-and-off /ski attachment to pack
Kick-turns and conversion skills
Efficient skinning techniques
Setting a good uphill track / reading the terrain / route finding
Use of ski crampons
Navigation
Training tips to take home

Equipment needed:
Normal ski touring equipment: ski mo gear is only optional
Transceiver, shovel and probe

Ski pass for the day

Meet Jonathan Bracey
Jon is an IFMGA Mountain Guide based in Les Houches and works year round as a guide. He is a leading alpinists with many first ascents across the globe. Jon is a very talented mountain endurance athlete winter & summer, winning the 40km Trail du Petit Saint Bernard this past summer. Fun, humble and always eager to share!

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GLACIER TRAVEL & CREVASSE RESCUE CLINIC
SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2019
50 euros
08h30 t0 16h00
Space is limited register early!

Focus of the day
Understanding glacial features and how they affect route choice
When and how to ski roped together in ascent and descent
Crevasse falls: extracting yourself or other people from a crevasse including the following skills: snow anchors, prusiking up a rope, and hauling systems

Equipment needed
Normal ski touring equipment
Transceiver, shovel and probe
Harness, 4 locking carabiners, 2 normal biners, 1x 120cm runner, prusiks loop, tibloc and micro-traxion if you have.
If you are missing any of the technical equipment including a harness let us know we have extra ones you can borrow at no extra cost.

For more info or to register, contact us !