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Glacier Hike 

Crevasse Rescue

Crevasse Rescue Course

All you need to know to successfully perform a crevasse rescue on hard ice.

After showing good competence in this course you will get a Glacier Encounter Diploma to add to your CV.

Topics covered

- Personal Equipment

- Anchors on hard ice

- Drop loop system

- Abseiling into the crevasse

- Improvised harnesses

- Ascending the rope

- Mechanical advantage haul system

- Technical gear choices - pros and cons

Duration: One full day

Location: Sólheimajökull Glacier

Instructor to students ratio: 1:4

Dates: 04/03/24



- Basic Glacier Guiding Skills Course recommended.

- Know how to tie basic knots

   (figure 8, clove hitch, etc)

- Walk confidently on crampons.

Course Program

Gear List

Price: 29.590 ISK


Glacier Encounter Tour Operator
Kolvidur - Glacier Encounter
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