6-day Mountaineering Course

The May 26-31st 6-day mountaineering course checked in from Boston Basin this morning. Lead guide Jonathon Spitzer reported that the group had a long first day getting up to 5000′ to camp on snow, but the team is doing well. They are learning mountaineering skills and looking at a possible summit attempt on Thursday, depending on the weather and conditions. The focus of the next couple days will be acquiring the skills needed to become safe mountaineers including rope team travel, navigation, efficient movement on snow, and self-care in early season mountain weather and conditions.

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