What to Bring for Glacier & Snow Skills Clinics

Technical Gear

  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners 3-locking and 3 non-locking
  • Accessory Cord 2 - 5m x 7mm and 1-1m x 7mm (Prussiks)
  • Anchor sling either 1” tubular webbing or sewn spectra x 2m (double length)
  • Helmet
  • Ice axe for glacier travel
  • Lightweight pulley
  • Belay device (optional)

Personal Equipment

  • Sleeping Bag rated to -5 Celsius
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Mountaineering or heavy backpacking boots well fitting and waterproof
  • Gaiters
  • Two pairs of socks
  • Camp booties or runners
  • Schoeller pants or equivalent
  • Waterproof and breathable outerwear jacket and pants
  • Toque and sun hat
  • Two pairs of gloves and warm up gloves or mitts
  • One set of base layer underwear and spare shirt
  • Thermal layer heavy fleece or puffy
  • T-Shirt
  • Sunscreen and polarized sunglasses are recommended
  • Insect Repellant
  • Personal toiletries
  • Headlamp
  • Prescription meds if required
  • Camera
  • Water bottle or equivalent
  • 50-60 litre backpack and optional compact 25-30 litre daypack
  • Garbage bag
  • Blister kit
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Whistle
  • GPS Optional