Alpine Snow Skills Series

Welcome to the Alpine Snow Skills Series. These short videos will show you how to how to use basic snow equipment like crampons and an ice axe to assist your safe travel in alpine snow terrain using the correct equipment and techniques.

This series is aimed to introduce participants to basic skills and we encourage you to further your education to keep yourself safe in the outdoors. A great place to start is to watch the rest of the videos in this series and attend an alpine skills course.

Episode 1: Walking with an Ice Axe
 Episode 2: Choosing and fitting Crampons
Episode 3: Route Selection
Episode 4: Crampon Techniques
Episode 5: How to Self Arrest