Mountain Safety

Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel course is the industry gold standard  for Mountaineers, Alpine Climbers and Glacier Hikers and Trail Runners

MSAA has developed a carefully crafted, cutting-edge curriculum, delivered by highly qualified guides who use a lesson plan. This ensures all participants acquire the full intended curriculum, demonstrate the skill to standard and are set up for rapid future progression. All participants receive a valuable course handout essential for future skill practice and refinement.



• Choose a Course date that’s best for you.

• Gear up! If you already have the gear that’s great…..if not you can rent everything from Escape Route. Don’t forget you get 15% off rentals if you book a tour with MSAA!

• Book yourself onto a Course using our online booking system!

• Book a Private Course and we can work around your plans.

Did you know we also run many different courses! Check out our Courses page for more details!

Summer Crevasse Rescue & Glacier Travel

Ability: Beginner

Duration: 2 Days

Fitness: Average

Prerequisites: Knot tying

Learn the ultimate glacier travel safety skills, the most modern and efficient techniques for rescuing someone from a crevasse who is either roped, un-roped or injured, and many more critical mountaineering skills.

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Winter Crevasse Rescue & Glacier Travel

Ability: Intermediate

Duration: 2 Days

Fitness: Average

Prerequisites: Ski Touring & Knot tying

The ultimate 2 day, fully comprehensive  prepares climbers by offering the full set of critical skills necessary to safely and effectively begin both sport and trad climbing.

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Crevasse Rescue Refresher

Ability: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Day

Fitness: Good

Prerequisites: Crevasse Rescue Course

This one day course reviews the rope skills you previously learned in the full 2 day Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel course.

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