OTMC Snowskills (Leaning Lodge, Rock and Pillar)
Basic snowskills training weekend for OTMC members, crampons, ice-axe, safety, good company.
Music: Jazz Friends - Acoustic Lounge Guitar by Philippe Mangold
(under CC licence).
Location on topo map: here.
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List of photographs as they appear in the slideshow:
- 0:00 - Tramper and snow on Rock and Pillar Range
- 0:06 - Arriving to Leaning Lodge
- 0:10 - Crampons practice
- 0:15 - Instructors
- 0:20 - Self-arrest explanation
- 0:24 - Self-arrest demonstration
- 0:28 - You want us to do what?
- 0:32 - Self-arrest practice
- 0:37 - Late afternoon walk to Castle Rock
- 0:42 - Castle Rock
- 0:48 - Trampers on top of Rock and Pillar Range
- 0:54 - Rocky outcrops
- 1:00 - Ice crystals on a rock
- 1:06 - Ice crystals on rocks by Castle Rock
- 1:12 - Dawn colours
- 1:17 - And more explanations
- 1:22 - Instructor in action
- 1:26 - Climbing 45 degree snow bank
- 1:34 - Practising steeper climbs
- 1:41 - Alpine flowers and ice
- 1:47 - Rocky outcrops and distant ranges
- 1:52 - Castle Rock concurred
- 1:57 - Flat tops of Rock and Pillar Range from top of Castle Rock
- 2:01 - Trampers descending from Rock and Pillar Range tops
- 2:06 - Leaving Leaning Lodge hut
- 2:11 - Two trampers (credits)