glaciar school

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Family package

Glaciar school

Ecuador, due to its easy accessibility to mountains with glaciers, offers an unbeatable opportunity to learn in the field the essential skills for mountaineering at height. The main objective of our Glacier School is to ensure progressive technical learning in combination with risk management and decision-making to maximize safety in the practice of the activity and ensure the development of individual and group confidence, instilling at the same time values that will translate into responsible mountaineering once the program has been completed. The levels range from Beginner through Intermediate and culminating in Advanced.

Depending on your time availability, experience and skill level, our Glacier School can cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Objective and Subjective Hazards
  • High Altitude Health Hazards. AMS. HACE & HAPE.
    Acclimatization.
  • Sphere of Acceptable Risk
  • Risk Management and Decision Making
  • Clothing and Equipment. Layering. Putting the Clothing System Together.
  • Essential Equipment
  • Preserving Wilderness. Leave No Trace
  • Basic Safety System
  • Belaying
  • Rappelling
  • Snow Travel and Climbing.
  • Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue
  • Ice Climbing
  • Expedition Climbing

all packages include

TRAVEL FEATURES

Safety is our priority, you can learn with qualified instructors and first-rate equipment  

Climbing is a great sport for both children and adults, people of all ages can sign up to our course

We teach both beginners and advanced people

We take into account your personal needs to give you a better and safer experience

The most affordable price

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ACREDITATIONS

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We work with certifiedguides, members of the Ecuadorian Mountain Guides Asosiation

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All our guides are IFMGA certified
(International Union of Mountain Guide Associations)

Leave no trace

We work under the leave no trace programm principles (outdoor ethics set that promotes outdoor conservation)

cHACANA TRAVEL

La Gasca OE9-180, Quito 170129

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info@chacanatravel.com