Crevasse Rescue Training

Jordy – Throwing the body into the crevasse.

After almost turning around within the first 100m due to the horrendous crust in the clearcut, we persisted,  and as planned practiced our crevasse rescue scenarios off the north face of Mt Elgood.  We don’t spend much time on glaciated terrain through the winter, so it’s a good idea to refresh before heading out on our annual spring ski traverse. This year we’re going to ski through the Gold Range from Mt Odin to Mt Macpherson. The ski descent off Elgood was much better than expected, the heavy powder ideal for skiing the steeps, and the crust  manageable.

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4 responses to “Crevasse Rescue Training

  1. Miles

    Where did you find a body up there?

  2. Mike

    Hey Stewart

    be sure to put that 70lb traverse pack on the “body” as well…

  3. Gid

    Hey Stew,

    If you have the time and inclination would you post the trail that you’ll be following on google maps and load it in so we can see your route this year? Have a blast!

    Gid

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