The course starts with snow trekking with a map.

Yasuhiro Abe shows how to use a magnetic compass.

More difficult and scary than it looks.

What can we do for the guy below the cliff?

Setting up a rope ...

Let's rescue him!

This is fun!

The ropes are now our friend.

Learning avalanche rescue.

I can see the victim under the snow .....

Kazuki Nakamura is lecturing a technique of forecasting the weather.

Low pressure systems are attacking Japan.

A wonderful meal is served.

"Field science in the EXTREME", a night lecture by Takanobu Sawagaki.

This was a nice weekend!