Matron of the Mountains - Pitching, Ridge Travel & Snow Anchors September 26, 2020
Matron of the Mountains
(Pitching, Ridge Travel & Snow Anchors)
*** This is a women’s only course***
The focus of this course is to learn about snow anchors and how to use the rope when pitching up steep sections of snow and mixed ground as well as along exposed ridges. In a female
This course is delivered in the Craigieburns & Arthurs Pass. We meet at our lodge in Arthurs pass Village at 7 PM on Friday evening and determine our day locations in the evening, based on weather and the now. We finish back in Arthurs Pass Village on Sunday afternoon.
Friday night -OENZ Lodge in Arthurs Pass
Saturday night–OENZ Lodge in Arthurs Pass
This is not a catered course and participants will need to supply their own food for the weekend. There is no supermarket in Arthurs Pass so food should be picked up on your way out of Christchurch or from your travel point. There is a cafe/restaurant to purchase dinners from.
Gear and equipment
You will need your own crampons, ice axe, and avalanche gear. We will supply all the technical climbing gear if you don’t have it.
We will send you a full gear list after you have completed your booking.
You need to have attended either an OENZ 2-Day Alpine skills course or equivalent course. If you believe you have the necessary skills but have not completed either of the above courses, please contact us before booking.
Min & Max numbers
Minimum numbers to run are 3, the maximum numbers for this course are limited to 4 people. If we have demand then we will look to schedule an additional course.
There will be no postponement date for this course, full course refunds will be provided if we have to cancel the course.