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Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) at ABVIMAS Manali

Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC batch 312) was held in May 2013 conducted by ABVIMAS, Manali, Himachal Pradesh (HP) India. It was 26 Day course
I was one of many participants from all over India.
All locations and approximate/GPS tracks of camps, treks etc activities have been shown (also in animation). Most of Major activities done during course have been shown for few seconds.
Activities/training ranged from- basic natural rock climbing, chimney climbing, artificial wall climbing, Types of Belay and anchoring, rappelling/ abseiling- Classical: Shoulder Rappelling and side-arm rappelling, and Mechanical rappelling (200ft), Jumaring (Single Jumaring or Double Jumar techniques), River Crossing techniques, Snow Crafting: snow climbing/rappelling techniques, Glissading (act of fast descent on snow areas- somewhat like skiing without skis), Self Arrest & Team Arrest Techniques (To stop our self/ team after falling), Ice-crafting (Climbing, rappelling, cramponing ) Crevasse Rescue (Z-pulley system), Survival (had to make shelter in little jungle and sleep without sleeping bag for 1 night @ 10,000 ft), Tent pitching and packing.
Height of camp ranged from 6000ft @Manali to 9,500ft @Dhundi.
Trekking till the height of 13,700-14,000ft approx.

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The Best Mountaineering Movies

Lets go through the best mountaineering and climbing movies we think are the best. So its not easy to choos a good list, as there are so many movies. We tried to be neutral and respect older movies as well as like brand new ones. Here is the List:

- Beyond the Edge (New Zealand, 2013)
- The summit (Irland/UK, 2012)
- Nanga Parbat (Germany, 2010)
- The wildest dream (USA, 2010)
- Touching the void (UK, 2003)
- Conquest of Everest (UK, 1953)
- K2 - Das letzte Abentuer (USA/UK, 1991)
- Everest (USA, 2015)

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Nehru Institute of Mountaineering - Basic Mountaineering Course

This is the jist of Basic Mountaineering Course Batch 224 (Sep-Oct 2012). Same video was screened on the Graduation Day at NIM. The images and videos used in the video were captured by Swapnil Shah (swapnilshah23@gmail.com) and Rahul Gudipudi (r@gudipudi.in) during the course.

‪Melissa Arnot: What it Takes to be a Mountaineer‬

Whittaker Mountaineering and First Ascent Guide Melissa Arnot talks about life in the mountains, her upcoming Everest trip, and women in mountaineering.‬ Learn more about Melissa at
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Ski Mountaineering | Watch Fall Line, The Classic Oscar-Nominated Short Film from Lowe Alpine

Ski mountaineering might be common place today, but in 1978 it was very much at the cutting edge.

So when equipment manufacturer Lowe Alpine made this short film documenting a day in the life of ski mountaineer Steve Shea, it created a sensation. The Oscar-nominated movie is still worth a watch today - especially for the section where Steve tumbles nearly the whole way down a mountain.

Lowe Alpine have re-released this classic movie to celebrate their 50th anniversary this year.

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Top 5 Mountain Climbers of all Time

My Top Five Mountaineers of all Time. I include their achievements, impact on the future of mountaineering and ethics. This list is subjective and it is my own opinion not fact, I rate according to achievements, ingenuity/creativeness, style and impact on society. I hope this mountaineering video will motivate and inspire you to find your adventure in the mountains. Mountaineering is an interaction with nature and I do not wish to make out mountaineering to be a competitive activity with this list, I simply hope that you will be inspired by these brave mountaineers.
RIP Uueli Steck, RIP Jerzy Kukuczka, RIP Tenzing Norgay.
5.Tenzing Norgay
4.Reinhold Messner
3.Jerzy Kukuczka
2.Simone Moro
1.Ueli steck
Some of the best mountain climbers in the world.
I hope you like this mountaineering compilation!
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What is the DIFFERENCE between the mountaineering or ice climbing axe (2018) | Climbing Vlog Ep. 6

Choosing the right mountaineering axe or the best ice climbing axe can be really hard!

In this alpine climbing vlog episode I will touch the differences between the two major types of ice axes - the mountaineering axe and the technical ice climbing axe. And besides that, Petzl has released the Petzl Quark 2018 version, which now contains some pretty cool features making it a contender for the best allround ice axe - at least in my opinion

The Petzl Quark 2018 is now a standard item in my alpine climbing kit.

There are several key differences between a mountaineering axe and a technical ice climbing axe such as length of the shaft, the aggressiveness or curve of the shaft, the handle of the ice axe, and the teeth on the pick. Besides that the mountaineering axe comes in different sizes that should suit you - watch this alpine climbing vlog episode and find out how to choose the best size.

In the vlog you can see the:

- Grivel Tech Machine technical ice climbing axe
- Petzl Summit Evo mountaineering axe
- and the Petzl Quark 2018 allround mountaineering and technical ice climbing axe

Other brands have made ice axes like the Petzl Quark such as Grivel North Machine, Black Diamond Viper or the Edelrid Riot. However the Petzl Quark 2018 adds some nifty features such as adjustable finger rests and a foldable handrest.

Before you watch the alpine climbing vlog episode, here is a short disclamer; I am not associated with any or the brands mentioned, nor have I received any product from neither Petzl or Grivel. What I tell in the vlog is solely based on my own experiences and personal views! Yup, now go a head watching i vlog!

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Ueli Steck | Mountaineering Legend

Trans World Sport profile on the incredible Swiss Mountaineer, Ueli Steck.

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The Faces of Dav: The Mountaineer | S1E6

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Over the last 4 years, Davenport has successfully climbed every 14,000-foot peak in Colorado. Now he has his sights on an even loftier goal; climbing the Centennial peaks of Colorado- the top 100 highest peaks in the state. Chris takes to southwest Colorado with partners Ted and Christy Mahon, checking off three more peaks and bringing them within striking distance of completing this 2-year project.
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A Mountaineer Who Dares Greatly: Dave Hahn

Into the Arena - Dave Hahn is a mountaineer with a serious resume. One of his many accomplishment; more summits of Mount Everest than any non-Sherpa climber with 15. Teddy Roosevelt said, It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.” - Rainier Films -
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FIRST ASCENT: Dave Hahn - How To Become a Mountaineer

Dave Hahn's 12 summits (so far) of Everest are the most of any non-Sherpa in history. A guide with Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. since 1986, he has twice received prestigious awards for rescue work. In 2009. he was named Best Mountain Guide by Men's Journal. Dave knows what it takes to become a great mountaineer and what you need to take on mountains like Everest.

FIRST ASCENT: Ed Viesturs "The Art Of Mountaineering"

From a boy who grew up on the flatlands of Illinois, Ed has established himself as America's premier high-altitude mountaineer. He's the first American and the fifth person to summit all 14 of the world's 8000-meter peaks, all without the use of supplemental oxygen. He moved to Seattle in 1977 to study at the University of Washington and then at Washington State University, where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. He began guiding on Rainier with RMI in 1982 and has participated in 30 Himalayan expeditions since 1987. Here, Ed talks about the Art Of Mountaineering and why going up is optional, but coming down is mandatory.
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REI Presents: Follow Through

People have opinions about skier Caroline Gleich: Inspirational. Gumby. Social media star. Role model. Model masquerading as a mountaineer. At sixteen, she stumbled upon a copy of the cult classic guidebook The Chuting Gallery. Irreverent and wonderfully arbitrary, the guidebook lays out a set of 90 ski mountaineering lines across Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. They were difficult and dangerous. When she first said out loud she wanted to ski them, she was met with laughter. “Maybe it was because I was five feet tall, or I was a little blonde girl, but I remember that clearly — and it didn’t feel good” says Gleich. After a decade building her skills, Gleich set out to complete her vision and become the skier she dreamt of being. “Follow Through” is a story of loss, belonging and desire for respect. In this age of hyperconnectivity, which voices do we choose to hear and which do we ignore?

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3 Things To Consider When Buying A Mountaineering Boot | Climbing Daily Ep.1180

In this Friday's Gear Show we asked our gear expert Dave Searle to give us the lowdown about mountain boots. He takes us through the different options available, the pros and cons and the three things to look out for when buying a boot.

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Mountaineering Course ( NIM BMC - 232 )

Mountaineering has made me feel that
I can do anything when I try......
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Crevasse Self Rescue With Prussiks - Ski Mountaineering Tips - G3 University

IFMGA guide Julia Niles demonstrates how to self rescue from a crevasse using prussiks.

NOTE: The videos in this series do not replace proper mountain safety training. These videos are meant only as a refresher for experienced backcountry mountain travelers or as a teaser to get skiers and riders excited to take a course and learn more.

STEP OUTSIDE. Ask Questions. Try Something New. Exceed Expectations.

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Thank You Laetitia | ISMF Ski Mountaineering

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Seminar: Making the Transition to Mountaineering

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You are invited to a free evening seminar on essential skills and know-how to make the transition from peakbagging and backpacking to mountaineering. Join us for a multi-media presentation with photos and commentary, gear, Q & A, and a hands-on workshop. Open to all! Please sign up here on Meetup. More info about SMC and membership here:

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Wilderness Survival Kit Review - PSK for Backpacking and Mountaineering

Hi guys, I just entered a competition to join a polar expedition in 2018 above the arctic circle. If you have a moment, please vote for me!

A survival kit designed by myself to enable a comfortable night's stay in the back country.

IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE:
Maxpedition Tactile Pocket - Large
Cyalume SnapLight Chemical Light Stick
Columbia River M16-10Z Knife
Nebo CSI Edge Flashlight
Light My Fire Swedish FireSteel - Army
Silva Ranger 27 Compass
Generic Multitool
Matches in waterproof tube
Straw
Tylenol - regular strength
Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Survival Blanket
20 ft. Paracord
Candle
Duct Tape
Vaseline Soaked Cotton Balls
Hand Warmers
ORION Signal Flare
Signaling Flag
Air Force Survival Signal Mirror
Trash bag
Fishing line
Safety Pins + Needle & Thread
Gerber Bear Grylls Survival Series Basic Kit
Tin foil
SOL Signal Whistle
Extra AA Batteries
Snare Wire
Basic Medical Kit

Wrangelled - A Ski-Mountaineering Flick

The Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Alaska is 13.2 million acres full of spectacular mountains and glaciers. In April of 2013, 4 friends ventured into a remote section of the park to live on a glacier for 2 weeks, setting up base camp in the center of untouched terrain.



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Producer/Director/Narrator: Will Lascelles
Cinematography: Jase Hancox, Will Lascelles
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Dark Horse - Wesley Jensen
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