Mountaineering

Mountain Rescue Training is designed to serve as a refresher–or to further the knowledge of–the novice or out-of-currency climber. It begins a the basic level and takes the student to a well-rounded intermediate level.

Presidential Mountain Range Cold Weather Training is designed to acquaint and educate special operations/missions personnel to the specifics of cold-weather environments, all students must possess basic skills taught in Mountain Rescue Training as a prerequisite.

Tactical Lead Climbing is designed to acquaint and train selected special operators to the specifics of mountaineering lead climbing under bare rock conditions. It is not a course that teaches basic mountaineer principles and fundamentals. (see Mountain Rescue Training) All participants in a TLC course must already possess a sound understanding of mountain operations.

The TLC-W is designed to acquaint and train selected special operators to the specifics of mountaineering lead climbing under bare rock and/or ice/snow conditions.  It is not a course that teaches basic mountaineer principles and fundamentals.  (See SEI’s Mountain Rescue Training [MRT] Course.)  Specific winter-/cold-weather-unique training is taught during the Winter TLCs.

Urban Vertical Assault is a 3-day operationally focused Point Of Instruction that is designed to develop individual and team operator battlefield maneuverability, efficient tactical terrain domination, obstacle/danger area negotiation, emergency adverse terrain response including rescue and recovery, urban rapid access, and reduction of risk for high threat battlefield events involving adverse terrain.

Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field, and to learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person if an avalanche occurs and someone in the party is caught.

Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field, and to learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person if an avalanche occurs and someone in the party is caught.

The American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to facilitate and instruct proficiently the sport of rock climbing in a single-pitch setting.

This course combines technical rope based rescue elements with entry into underground situations for search and rescue/extraction operations.

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