Mountains 101

Tech Tip Teasers

ACMG/IFMGA Mountain Guide Matt Peter and field-science graduate student Laura Redmond share general tips and tricks to safely enjoy time in the high alpine environment. 

The videos below are just a taste; the full versions can be seen at the end of each lesson in Mountains 101.



Tip Teaser #1: Feet Are Your Vehicle

Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Matt Peter explains why ensuring your feet are safe and comfortable is important for any mountain adventure.

Tip Teaser #2: How To Dress For The Mountains

Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Laura Redmond provides great tips on how to properly dress for the often unpredictable mountain weather.


Tip Teaser #3: What Goes In A Pack?

ACMG Mountain Guide Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Matt Peter shares some tips on what you should pack for a day of hiking


Tip Teaser #4: Stay Found - Preparation

Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Laura Redmond helps you plan and prepare for your mountain adventure.

Tip Teaser #5: Stay Found - In the Field

ACMG Mountain Guide and Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Matt Peter explains how to pre-navigate your mountain adventure in order to stay found in the field.


Tip Teaser #6: Stay Safe - Fall or Fall In

ACMG Mountain Guide and Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Matt Peter provides an overview on how to stay safe when exploring glaciers.


Tip Teaser #7: Stay Safe - Winter Snowpack Layers

Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Laura Redmond explains how to prepare for the intricate challenges of exploring the mountains during the winter months.


Tip Teaser #8: Stay Safe - Avalanche Safety

ACMG Mountain Guide and Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Matt Peter provides some very key and important information on avalanche knowledge and safety.


Tip Teaser #9: Go Farther - Camping

Mountains 101 Tech Tip presenter Laura Redmond outlines some key strategies and packing tips to help you have a safe and efficient mountain camping experience.

Tip Teaser #10: Go Farther - Cooking


Tip Teaser #11: Environmental Ethics


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