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Basic Winter Climbing (BWC) Upcoming Events

Basic Winter Climbing (BWC)

This is a 5-day introduction to climbing in winter environmental conditions (snow and ice). The course includes clothing and equipment, winter mountain hazards, weather, rope management and knot tying, belaying techniques, multi pitch winter climbing using ice climbing tools and crampons up to grade 2/3, abseiling, setting up anchors and ice screw placement. The outcome is for the candidate to be a competent second on a multi pitch winter (snow and ice) climb.

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