Section Camp - Fairy Meadows, INSTRUCTIONAL WEEK! OPEN TO ALL SECTIONS! - Sunday, Jul 23, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Fairy Meadows, Selkirks, BC, (GR 346-395) 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 23, 2017 10:00 AM  
Event Duration: 7 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Paul O'Brien-Kelly
Clare Ormerod
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 5
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   10 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

2017 Calgary Section Summer Camp: Fairy Meadows; the Adamants and Gothics. NOW OPEN TO ALL SECTIONS
"solid rock with exceptional opportunities for climbing". The Adamant Group of the Selkirk Mountains provides climbers with a wealth of fantastic opportunities. The peaks here are mainly granitic and there are several classic routes of various lengths and difficulty to challenge all types of climbers. It’s Awesome!

Instructional week and Self Catered 7 days camp (There is the option to have breakfast and dinner catered - this would be an additional cost of $25 per day)

*Much more* information can be found on the Summer Camp page.
This year we have Brent Peters ACMG Guide and a practicum guide running a week of Section Camp! This will be an instructional week suited to people who have either taken part in the AMP mentor program or wished they had! The goal of the AMP program is to develop stronger mountaineering base of trip leaders and participants in the Alpine Club. Since this is a mentorship event, participants are expected to make decisions and actively participate in trip organization. For more details on the AMP program refer to the ACC site http://www.acccalgary.ca/alpine- mentorship-program This instructional week will be suited to AMP Level 2 - “advanced beginners” to “intermediate” mountaineers who have done a handful of alpine and lots of scrambling or ski mountaineering trips in order to allow them to move from PD to AD level and AMP Level 3 - intermediate members to increase their confidence in leading alpine trips at the PD+ and AD level. There will be a few days of instruction followed by some peak days with the more experienced participants leading a rope with Brent and the practicum on hand to observe + comment, (this of course would be dependent on the skill level of the participants).
Interested? Then sign up for the week and download the application form, once completed please email it to Clare (clareormerod2@gmail.com) and she’ll review it and send it to Brent. Also feel free to email with any questions you may have. Once Brent has reviewed your application Clare will contact you to let you know if you are on the week. A deposit payment must be made before you are moved off the wait list and confirmed on the trip.
See below for more details.

When:
  • This posting is for Week 2: Sunday July 23-30.
Where:
Fairy Meadows, British Columbia

Base:
The plan is to camp 1km South of the Fairy Meadows Hut at approx 2200m, GR 346-395. The staging area will be Swan Creek, about 110km from Golden on the logging road on the West side of the Kinbasket Lake.

Who:
12 (max) ACC (any section) Members per week.

References:
  • Maps:
    • Sir Sanford 82N/12 and Sullivan River 82N/13
  • Guide books:
    • Selkirks North, David P Jones
Cost:
The cost for the week is $1070. This is based on worse case scenario (ie not being able to share heli shuttle costs + some contingency flights have been budgeted), also on only 9 paying participants per week. Once your application form is reviewed and the Camp Coordinator notifies you are confirmed on the trip a deposit of $250 is required before you are moved from the wait list. Final costs will be calculated by the end of August and payments will be required by the end of September. Please note the cost will be no more than the $1070 quoted. (The cost is more likely to be $900-$950)
The preferred payment option is to send an INTERAC e-transfer to the ACC Treasurer – treasurer@acccalgary.ca . Please ensure to send the password for accepting the e-transfer by separate email to the Treasurer and also ensure you let her know exactly what the payment is for. If you pay by cheque then please make cheques payable to ACC Calgary Section
ACC Calgary Section Camp,
PO Box 1995,
Calgary, AB
T2P 2M2


Required Items to Bring:
A detailed kit list will be sent on registration. You will require all your own alpine climbing and camping kit. The club provides a cook tent, gear tent, stoves to cook on, ropes, a toilet and even a shower!

Recommended Items to Bring:
A sense of adventure, sense of humour and a passion for climbing some fantastic routes in an amazing part of the world!

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Carpool from Golden to helicopter staging area  
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:   Golden (TBD by camp manager for the week)

Notes:
Once you registration has been confirmed no refunds will be given for any reason (cancellation, weather, flight delays, etc.). It will be your responsibility to find a suitable replacement if you are unable to attend the event. Participants may wish to consider purchasing trip cancellation/interruption insurance through the National office to mitigate any loss.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!


*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM.