Last Saturday my daughter, son and I did a one-day snow skills class with instructor Lia Webb. We did training with ice axes, crampons, some rope work, etc... on a large snow field near Mammoth Rock. Lia did such a fantastic job, and we learned...More
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Very well organized and educational instruction. Entered this course to gain more skill in general mountaineering and backcountry hiking and am extremely happy with the result. The backcountry food was on point, completely exceeding expectations and honestly forcing me to rethink how I can match...More
I partook in the intro course, had an amazing time. Little forewarning to anyone wanting to take the course, make sure to bring the right footwear for snow/icy conditions on the mountain. You will save yourself, and importantly your guides, a lot of trouble. Otherwise,...More
Had a great time and learned so much! Cant wait to put it into practice in the backcountry and do some climbing of my own
I've been on 2 guided trips so far and all I can say is these guys know their stuff. #1 priority = safety. #2 is everything else. The guides are experts and will teach you a lot. The more questions you ask, the more you'll...More
I took the 1-day snow travel course and found it very useful. We covered crampon and ice axe use and strategies for efficient movement across snow. Conditions were warm and not ideal for crampons, but it was a great introduction and review. The guide was...More
I will be hiking the High Sierra's in Aug 2019 and will likely encounter snow. I was looking for a basic snow skills course that will get me up and over the passes safely and efficiently. This course was perfect. Anouk was an excellent instructor....More
I took the snow climbing skills course and it was fantastic. The course was laid out great to cater to all of our experience levels in the group. It was a very relaxed setting and we were able to cover all topics we needed to,...More
Thanks for the great feedback and I'm glad you learned a lot from Anouk!
We had an awesome day at the crag learning how to safely climb outside of the gym! Our instructor, Gavin Porter, was excellent. He is a great climber and a great teacher and was able to explain everything clearly and answer all our questions. He...More
That's great you had such a good experience with Gavin. And I hope you are able to take your new skills out to the crags soon!
Anouk was a friendly and had an incredible amount of knowledge about safety on the mountain. She taught me the skills to feel safer and more confident in the snow on the mountain. I learned a lot and had fun!
I'm glad you had such a good time with Anouk and learned a lot. Hopefully we will see you again someday!