When operating or responding in cold weather or arctic environments various factors are used to operate at full efficiency. It starts with physical fitness, footwear and clothing systems. From there, a unit can build upon their terrain specific negotiating skills. This would be a permanent snow-covered, non-permanent snow-covered, tundra, and/or glaciated. We've worked with several special operations, special forces and various other units operating in these environments. Knowing how to survive and negotiate terrain in cold weather environments is key to responding and operating in them.
Our arctic and cold weather instructors have years of experience working performing and responding in cold weather based environments in mountainous regions of the world.
Cold weather & arctic survival, cold weather footwear & clothing systems, ice climbing, glacier travel & rescue, cold weather aerial insertion & extraction, cold weather based remote medicine, snow climbing, snowshoeing, skiing and much more!
We can offer one of our programs listed below or customize a winter or cold weather based program to fit your needs and/or requirements. If your unit or agency operates in winter conditions or environments you NEED to acquire training. Give us a call TODAY to set up a program! (877) 548-2326
Knowing how to properly negotiate frozen vertical waterfall ice when encountered en-route is a skill that any winter or cold weather operator should possess. Our ice climbing courses and programs are instructed by expert mountain guides who have decades of experience in this environment. Click here for availability!
Understanding proper terrain negotiation tactics for snow-covered Class III to V terrain takes practice and efficiency training from professionals. From avalanche awareness to high angle roping methods applicable to snow-covered environments are all skills taught during our mountaineering programs. Click here for availability!
Winter survival differs from basic wilderness survival due to the nature of the environment. Cold temperatures and lack of various environmental resources during winter conditions is an issue where knowledge and experience come into view. During our winter survival courses we'll teach you how to survive and sustain in this environment.
When operating or performing aerial insertion, extraction or hauling procedures in a winter environment being familiar with environmental changes, impacts and sustainability are all factors that make a great winter operations successful. Our instructors have decades of experience in these environments.
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