Scheduled Course - Expedition 2-Day Training

Expedition 2-Day Training Course:

During a two-day overnight outing, build mountaineering skills, winter camp and climb a Wasatch peak in preparation for Rainier, Aconcagua, or other expedition climbing.

Skills and Training Include:

  • Efficient loading and carrying of expedition pack
  • Route-finding and avalanche safety
  • Establishing a solid snow camp w/ tent anchors and snow walls
  • Cooking and comfort in cold, snowy environment
  • Ice axe and crampons skills, including self-arrest
  • Snow and rock protection, anchors and equalizing
  • Crevasse rescue and raising systems
  • Snow and rock climbing with crampons in exposed terrain
  • Use of running protection

Common objectives include Salt Lake Twin Peaks, White Baldy, and the Pfeifferhorn.

How to Register:

Climbers descending the Pfeifferhorn

Climbers descending the Pfeifferhorn

Photo by Kennan Harvey

Course Details

2024 Dates

March 30-31, 2024
Sat, 8am - Sun, 4:30pm


Salt Lake City, Utah


$549 per person plus tax.

UMA reserves the right to cancel or shorten the clinic if fewer than 2 participants register.



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Utah Mountain Adventures

P.O. Box 521809

Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-1809

Phone: (801) 550 3986

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