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Allie Pepper is running her mountaineering course through Climbing the Seven Summits this Winter season. The scheduled dates for the Allie Pepper Adventures course are August 31st to September 3rd, with gear check the day before at 1pm. There will be an Allie Pepper Adventures instructor working on the course as well as CTSS climbing instructors. 


Course learning covers:

  • Alpine safety

  • Expedition & snow camping (Site selection, tent set up, snow block walls, kitchen setup, camp hygiene)

  • Mountaineering skills – Crampon technique, self-arrest training, climbing efficiency techniques

  • Knots, hitches and rope craft

  • Fixed line ascension

  • Glacier travel

  • Ice climbing (condition dependent)

  • Rapelling

  • Crevasse rescue

  • Snow anchors & running protection

Alpine Academy (4 Day | 3 Night):

Day Zero: 1pm Pre-trip team briefing & gear checks – Jindabyne – (This is a complimentary service that is not included in the official program, so you need to be in Jindabyne a day early. Accommodation the night before is your responsibility.)

Day 1:
AM: Meet in Guthega Car Park
Training Session: Snow shoeing & Packing
Snowshoe Base Camp.
PM: Training Session: Intro to Expedition Camping, set up camp. Overnight: Base Camp

Day 2:
Full Day Training: Snowshoe to Blue Lakes
Basic Mountaineering Skills:
– Crampon technique
– Self-arrest
– Climbing efficiency
– Knots & Hitches
– Glacier travel
Overnight at Base Camp

Day 3:
Full Day Training: Snowshoe to Blue Lakes

– Snow anchors and running protection
– Fixed line ascension
– Ice climbing (condition dependant)
– Rapelling
– Snow anchors & running protection
Overnight at Base Camp
Day 4:
AM: Training Session: Crevasse Rescue
Break down Camp
PM: Return to Guthega by approx. 4-5pm
(It is strongly recommended you book accommodation in the area to avoid driving/travelling when you are tired)

For all enquires about the course please email Caroline or Patrick at 

31st August – 3rd September 2023

(4 days | 3 nights)*

*Note – Complimentary pre-trip briefing & gear checks take place in Jindabyne at 1pm the afternoon before


Email Caroline or Patrick at for more information and booking details.


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