In this video series on UKClimbing, we have teamed up with Arc'teryx and mountain guide Peter Mason, to cover a range of basic Alpine and Mountaineering skills.
We will be covering topics such as what to wear, what goes in your backpack, to basic crevasse rescues. We hope you find this series useful for learning basics and polishing up on essentials, but they don't replace proper instruction and years of experience!
In this film, Peter explains how to short rope a partner on steep terrain.
that's because many places don't even teach ice axe arresting, which is just crazy! sure prevention is better than cure and the first port of call should be not to slip in the first place, but if you do... Webster - 22 Jul 2017
Really good quality video and clear narrative, a shame the instruction didn't complete the procedure by showing him put his arm through the loops to get them over one shoulder, also I noticed he was holding his axe the... davet973 - 21 Jul 2017
Peter has got this badly wrong. He shows his coils around his neck only instead of over one shoulder. Yes at the end of the piece you can see that he has flipped them over his shoulder, but a beginner watching this... CMacD - 17 Jul 2017