During Glacier Travel Training, a climber wearing a yellow helmet is visible on a snowy mountain slope (Alpinism)

Glacier Travel Training (Alpinism)


For ten days, participants will be immersed in the field for intense Glacier Travel skill training. We’ll go over all of the necessary equipment for glacier travel and crevasse rescue, as well as a variety of glacier travel tactics, glaciology, and how to do crevasse rescue in a variety of circumstances.

Individuals who want to learn everything at once should take the Glacier Travel Training (Alpinism) course.

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Glacier Travel Course Content

  • Meticulous planning
  • Altitude weather prediction
  • Mobility across steep terrain
  • Safety protocols
  • Seasonal impacts
  • The mountain conditions
  • Ice Screw Placements
  • Belaying a Lead Climber
  • Knots and Hitches
  • Single and Multi-Point Ice Anchors
  • Follow a Leader/Remove Screws
  • Advance Ice Climbing Technique to WI4+
  • Self and team arrests
  • Crevasse Rappelling
  • Fundamentals of crevasse rescue Z-Pulley
  • Fundamentals of snow/glacier travel
  • Glacier navigation
  • Rope managing
  • Roped & un-roped travel
  • Knots and hitches for beginners
  • Management of risk for glacier travel
  • Rope work for glacier exploration
  • Snow anchor construction and testing in snow and ice
  • Self-rescue from a crevasse
  • Mechanical advantage hauling methods (2:1, 3:1, 5:1 and 6:1)
  • In rescue circumstances, ascending and descending


  • Confident when negotiating glacier
  • Mitigate a full-fledged tragedy
  • Rescue tactics are an excellent addition to your repertoire


  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Required: Good physical condition; the ability to trek in snow for several hours with short stops during a 6-hour day while carrying a 15+ Kg pack.
  • Experience: No prior experience is necessary for Glacier Travel Training (Alpinism).
  • Age: Minimum age is 16 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 4 People per course.
  • Meeting Location: HOTEL KUNZAM, Manali HP.
  • Season: from May until Oct, For the dates, please click the select date section below..
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Cost Per Person

Course Fee: 79,000 INR / 1000$ USD

Including and Excluding

  • Residential: Throughout the training, lodging, transportation, and meals will be provided. No transportation to and from Manali.
  • Equipment: All group climbing equipment rope, ice axe, crampons, etc. will be provided. Personal equipment: shoes, sleeping bag, or pad you can hire.

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