8 days


67.5 hours


Certification accredited by PTIB

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The Alpine Guide level 2 course follows the ACMG curriculum where students learn problem solving and decision making in the alpine environment while incorporating advanced alpine mountaineering and rescue techniques.


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Students enrolled in the full Alpine Guide Training Program.

  • Advanced alpine mountaineering on rock, snow, ice, glacier
  • Route planning, safety and travel
  • Short rope climbing
  • Belaying, rappelling and anchors
  • Rope rescue techniques including crevasse rescue
  • Lead management, risk management and government policies
As per ACMG course specification the course outcome is:
  • Demonstrate decision-making process in mountaineering
  • Employ proper body skills and techniques
  • Select equipment for alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Demonstrate knots used when alpine climbing
  • Demonstrate the removal of protective devices
  • Plan and employ proper clothing and accessories for alpine climbing
  • Demonstrate how to set-up various types of anchors
  • Employ using and setting up of various types of belay systems
  • Demonstrate rappelling fundamentals and the use of rappelling devices
  • Plan and assemble equipment for various mountaineering routes
  • Assess the various mountain hazards and plan climbing routes
  • Identify and model route finding, traveling on rock/snow/ice, and proper glacier travel and safety
  • Employ ethical alpine climbing techniques and principles
  • Demonstrate and practice alpine rescue techniques

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