Rope Skills Clinic for skiers

The Shelf

Location - Revelstoke

This clinic will be run outside within a few minutes drive of Revelstoke.

Prerequisites - Rope Skills Clinic

Basic knots and hitches

What we'll do...

This clinic will be an opportunity to ask questions about various rope techniques that may be used when skiing and then practice them. This includes learning how to use specific equipment you may have questions about. There is no set agenda, it will be dependant on the questions you bring with you.


How should I attach to the rope for glacier travel?

What can I use a Rad line for?

How can I set up a 6:1 pulley system?

How far apart should I space out on the rope for glacier travel?

What should I bring in my crevasse rescue kit?

Guides/Instructors - Rope Skills Clinic

Alex GearyMadeleine Martin-Preney

Alex Geary and Madeleine Martin-Preney

When is the Rope Skills Clinic?

November 15th

10am - 1pm

Price: Free

Max 12 participants

Please make sure you have read through the booking conditions and signed the waiver prior to registering.

The clinic is currently full, but please signup with the button below to be put on a waitlist.

7 summits snacks

All participants will receive a chocolate bar courtesy of 7 Summits Snacks.

Equipment list - Rope Skills Clinic

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • 3 x locking carabiners
  • 4 x non-locking carabiners
  • 5m length of accessory cord
  • personal prussik
  • Any other equipment you want to learn about such as a Micro/Nano-Traxion
  • Warm and waterproof clothing for standing around outside
  • Umbrella (optional)
Rope kit