Learning to hike on Glaciers

You should know how to move on glaciers. After all, you don’t necessarily want to end up in a crevasse. For this reason we did a two-day glacier course. At first it was about moving around with crampons. Pointed claws and spikes make it easier to walk on ice and snow. It is also always possible to fall into a crevasse on a glacier. The Dachstein glaciers are partially developed for tourism, so that the risk on the paths is rather low. However, since we also move off the beaten track in the project, we learned how to rope up on the glacier and form a rope team. Another exciting exercise was rescuing from a crevasse. Here we could learn different techniques.