Training Videos

The following video features a 6:1 Drop Loop rescue system, performed by Mike, and is a great place to start learning the basic skills of a rescue. As with any instructional video on the internet featuring Hard Ice skills, this video should not be taken as a replacement for Professional Instruction.

 


 

The following video features a lowering (munter) ice-climbing scenario and 6:1 rescue system, performed by Mike, and is a great place to start learning the basic skills of an ice-climbing assist and rescue. As with any instructional video on the internet featuring Hard Ice skills, this video should not be taken as a replacement for Professional Instruction.


 

The following videos are part of a 3 part video series focuses on three essential topics including: focal point knots, general knots and muling the munter, and the 3 wrap prussic.

This is Part 1 of the Hard Ice guiding series. In this video we go over the focal point knots including: overhand, figure 8 and clove. We will also discuss the magic x.

 

This is Part 2 of the Hard Ice guiding series. In this video we go over a few different knots including the munter hitch, figure 8 and clove hitch. We will also learn to mule (or block) the munter hitch.

 

This is Part 3 of the Hard Ice guiding series. In this video we go over the 3 wrap prussic.