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Date Thursday  5/7/2020
Group Boulder
Event Title Cancelled: Intermediate Snow School, Boulder Group
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader Kent Crites
Group Price $90.00
NonGroup Price $90.00
Leader Price $90.00
Available Participants Standby
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Intermediate Snow, May 7th, 6:30 pm St. Pauls Church, 4215 Grinnell Ave, Boulder, 80305



For more info Contact

Kent Crites, snow@cmcboulder.org



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Notes

Lecture: 5/7 6:30-8:00PM St. Pauls Church 4215 Grinnell Ave, Boulder, 80305
2 field trips: 5/9 & 5/16

Hard snow travel techniques on steep snow/ice. Sturdy, waterproof mountaineering boots required. Helmet, Ice Axe and well fit Crampons required. First trip entails roped travel, snow anchors, Z pulleys and crevasse rescue, belaying and self-arrest practice. Second trip will be an actual snow climb that focuses on crampon use, ascent/descent on steep snow/ice, and snow/rock transitions. Techniques useful for Colorado peaks in mid/late summer. Prerequisites: Basic Snow, and Single Pitch Climbing or equivalent experience.