Sunday, July 17, 2016

AMS 6 Day Mountaineering Course, Voorhis 7/17

Instructors Jimmy Voorhis, Michael Hutchins, Simon Frez-Albrecht and students just left for Talkeetna Air Taxi to fly to the Pika Glacier.

The students had a busy day starting with gear check and lunch packing.  After lunch Simon Frez-Albrecht demonstrated how to properly pack the backpack. They practiced traveling on rope teams and fixed line ascention.

Getting gear ready

Simon and Sean gear check
AMS headquarters practicing crevasse rescue techniques 

AMS headquarters practicing crevasse rescue techniques before heading onto the glacier


AMS headquarters practicing crevasse rescue techniques

Chopy,Sean, Raymond, Thomas, AMS Instructor Michael Hutchins, Joanna, Deborah
Front row, Ashton, AMS Instructors Jimmy Voorhis, Simon Frez-Albrecht




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