Alaska Seminar: Davis and Team Learn Crevasse Rescue

Posted by: Leon Davis, Mike King, Katrina Bloemsma | May 22, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Mount McKinley

May 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm

Today we spent a full day rotating through stations of crevasse rescue and beacon searches. The team did well grasping the concept of producing mechanical advantage and they ran through the drills multiple times. By the end of the day, I think most ended up with an understanding of how the systems work.  Clouds are moving in slowly and may linger for a few days here but that won’t stop us from venturing out onto the surrounding glaciers. We have one more day here in base camp to prepare for our move north.

Goodnight to all.

RMI Guide Leon Davis

An RMI climber practicing crevasse rescue techniques.  Photo: Chris Villar

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For the May 20th Team (Brent Okita)
Great Picture of the May 20th Team! This is a special greeting for Daniel Akerman: We are so proud of you Daniel and we are following you and your team every step of the way. Go, go, go….We love you!!! Mom & Rob

Posted by: Lena Akerman on 5/23/2014 at 6:06 am

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