SUMMER IN THE MOUNTAINS
Summer in the Mountains (SIM) is an introductory course designed to introduce people to the skills required for safe travelling in technical terrain in the mountains. It is taught by volunteers from ACC Edmonton.
The course consists of 5 classroom sessions (in Edmonton) and 3 skills weekends (in the mountains) that cover:
temperature regulation in the back-country
camping gear: stoves, tents sleeping bags
climbing gear: harness, helmet, ropes, belay devices, carabiners
travel on snow
alpine ice climbing
Classroom Sessions & Skills Weekends 2019
To be determined
Equipment for skills weekends must be either purchased or rented. For a complete list of equipment, please see this document.
Course registration will be announced on the website and in the Breeze in the Spring 2019.