December 8, 2012 · 7:00 AM
Alpine Rock Seminar- AMC Mountaineering Committee offers the 1-day Alpine Rock Seminar on Saturday, December 8, 2012. The hands-on field seminar is for folks with solid rock climbing skills who may be interested in taking their adventures into alpine and mountainous conditions. Topics to be covered include: Mountain terrain, weather, altitude, judgment, equipment, and team considerations. Field exercises include alpine rope work, route finding, alpine considerations for anchoring and belaying, and alternatives for descending will be discussed and demonstrated. Silent communication will be shown and practiced. Seminar includes use and practice with avalanche transceivers. Seminar is offered locally at a place to be announced. It is recommended participants have taken AMC ORS, Anchors, and Lead Schools or equivalent.
To sign-up or for details/questions contact Bruce McHenry [masked]. Fees will be $60 for new students and $30 for refresher students. Number of participants is limited. DEADLINE to sign-up is November 18, 2012