Equipment List

Daily field trips require walking or skiing to training site in glaciated backcountry wilderness.  All participants must be equipped with proper clothing and equipment, as follows:

Touring gear (skis / snowboard, boots, skins)

* Split boards with skins are acceptable on all of our courses provided the student has experience on them.

Shovel
Climbing Helmet
Transceiver
Probe
Snow Saw
Repair Kit
Water Bottle
Harness
Mini Traxion
Swiss Army or Leatherman type tool
2 guide slings (7mm perlon cord, 5m length)
2 anchor slings (19 – 26mm webbing, 5 m length)
Climbing Rope (10 – 11mm, 40 – 60m length)
Sleeping Bag, suitable for winter camping
Waterproof field book (Write in the Rain type)
Crampons (summer course only)
Insulated jacket or clothing for extended delays in the mountains
Guides Pack 35 -55 liters
Snow Study Kit
First Aid Kit
Compass
Altimeter
7 Carabiners (4 locking)
Tiblocs (2)
Reverso
Headlamp with extra batteries
Goggles, sunglasses and Sunscreen
1 personal prusik (7mm perlon cord, 1.25 m length)
1 rescue rope (7-9 mm, 30m length)
Tent or Bivy sac for winter camping
Sleeping Pad (closed cell foam or Thermarest type)
Ice Axe (summer course only)
Adequate clothing for backcountry skiing
Casual clothing for classroom lectures
Topographical Maps

THE ABOVE ITEMS ARE ESSENTIAL AND REQUIRED FOR COURSE PARTICIPATION


*PLEASE NOTE: THE LEVEL 1 COURSE DOES NOT REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING:

MINI TRAXION

TIBLOCS

REVERSO

Optional Equipment:

Improvised Toboggan

Programmable VHF radio

GPS

For Maps contact:     

ITMB Publishing Ltd.
12300 Bridgeport Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V6V 1J5
Telephone: (604) 273-1400
Fax: (604) 273-1488
E-mail: itmb@itmb.com
Web Site: http://www.itmb.com/
We are open Monday through Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
except statutory holidays.