by Snowslydder » Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:55 am
by nicozone » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:25 pm
by Snowslydder » Tue Jan 17, 2012 2:22 am
Denjem wrote:Southern California Mountaineers Association
by asmrz » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:57 pm
by Snowslydder » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:34 pm
asmrz wrote:IMO, before you try any technical alpine terrain, learn how to rock climb. Take a rock climbing class, learn the "ropes", get comfortable on technical rock. After that, take a mountaineering course teaching snow travel, alpine rock and ice climbing, winter travel and avalanche training. That will get you the complete foundation to be able to safely enjoy anything mountains can dish out. This is true, especially if you are young (or youngish) and hope to play this alpine game for many years. Re your question, most Southern California clubs are not into the kind of classes you would like to attend (mountaineering courses) so guiding services might be the only answer.
by fatdad » Wed Jan 18, 2012 10:18 pm
by kevin trieu » Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:53 pm
Snowslydder wrote:Denjem wrote:Southern California Mountaineers Association
I checked these guys out but I am looking for more of a alpine style of climbing. I enjoy rock climbing but I am more passionate about mountaineering
by mattyj » Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:49 pm
Snowslydder wrote:-these courses eventually leading to becoming a certified guide/mountaineer.
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