SKI MOUNTAINEERING ROPES – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

LOOKING TO GET INTO THE STEEP STUFF? PLANNING A HIGH ALTITUDE SKI TOUR ON A GLACIER? WANT TO BE PREPARED IF YOU NEED TO CARRY OUT A CREVASSE RESCUE?

THEN YOU’RE GOING TO NEED TO GET YOUR HEAD AROUND SKI MOUNTAINEERING ROPES AND ALL THE OTHER KIT THAT COMES WITH THEM.

IN THIS VIDEO CHAMONIX-BASED BRITISH IFMGA MOUNTAIN GUIDE DAVE SEARLE TALKS US THROUGH THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF SKI MOUNTAINEERING ROPES AVAILABLE, HIS CARRYING METHODS AND VARIOUS DEVICES TO USE WITH THEM.

THERE’S SOME GREAT TIPS AND TRICKS HERE TO HELP YOU GET YOUR HEAD AROUND SKI MOUNTAINEERING ROPES AND HOW TO USE THEM IN THE FIELD.

Some of the Gear in the Video:

Petzl Rad line

Beal Jammy

Petzl Micro Traxion

Petzl Tibloc

LEARN MORE ABOUT DAVE’S GUIDING ON HIS WEBSITE

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MORE BACKCOUNTRY HOW TO’S:

HOW TO PLAN YOUR BACKCOUNTRY SKI ADVENTURE

ASK MARTIN CHESTER – HOW TO CHOOSE AN AVALANCHE TRANSCEIVER

HOW TO GET INTO SPLITBOARDING

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