Ice-Snow training course


The purpose of this course is acquaintance of trainees with the basics of climbing and passing the passages and snowy courses in mountainous regions. The passages and courses that for passing them, Ice axe and rope are needed .

During the period , trainees will be familiar with :

•  Snow and ice climbing equipments
•  Useful boot and clothes for cold season
•  The methods of climbing and climbing down from gradients
•  Methods of step chopping (making foothold )
•  Self - arrests ( control the falling on snowy gradient )
•  Technique of using Ice axe in snow
•  Climbing and rappelling by rope on snowy gradients



Course identifications

Suitable time: From end of December to end of May
Place of disposed: Mountains around Tehran
Course's code: TC05
Duration: 3 days
Daily activity time: 7 hours



Necessary equipment

•  Mountaineering boot
•  Warm clothes
•  Backpack
•  Anorak
•  Gaiter
•  Warm hat and gloves
•  Flask
•  Sun glasses
•  Cap
•  Sun cream
•  Harness
•  Ice axe
•  Helmet
•  Carabineers
•  Rope
•  Figure of eight
•  Personal equipments