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Date(s) & Time:
Saturday, Dec 09, 2017
(Carpool Departure: 06:30 AM @ Our Lady of Assumption School 7311-34 av NW)
The cost for this event is $97. This mentorship
event is part of the AMP (Alpine Mentorship)
program organized by the ACC Calgary Alpine Chair
jointly with ACMG Guide Brent Peters. For level 1
participants the expectation is that you are not
new to ice climbing. You have been on ice a
handful of times and can follow WI3. The goal of
this event is to teach you the correct ice
climbing technique. Yes there is a technique to
this! At the end of the course you should feel
comfortable moving on ice, finding rest
positions, avoiding pump and fully enjoying your
ice time. And more importantly look like you know
what you are doing. To sign up for this event,
please add yourself to the waiting list and email
Gen at firstname.lastname@example.org your previous
experience. Once you are approved, please send
the payment to email@example.com and email
Luis the confirmation. You will then be moved to
the participating list. If you have any questions
please feel free to contact Gen at
403-969-4053 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions please feel free to
contact Gen at
403-969-4053 or to email@example.com
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-adjusted
boots suitable for ice climbing, 3 x locking
carabiners, 2 X
non-lockers, ATC belay device, 1 x 22cm screw, 1
sling, 2 x 5m cordelette (10kN accessory cord -
7mm or high
strength 6mm), 1 x 2m cordelette (10kN accessory
7mm or high strength 6mm), Abalakov V thread
Please feel free to bring any other gear you may
questions about using.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra
clothing, chemical hand/toe warmers (hot paws),
shell, thermos with hot drinks, lunch,
sunglasses, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
TBA the week before the event
Carpool Departure Time:
Our Lady of Assumption School 7311-34 av NW
DO NOT PAY THE TRIP ORGANIZER!!! Your payment
method is as follows:
1. Send an INTERAC e-Transfer to the ACC
Treasurer using the
Treasurer@ACCCalgary.ca email address. Do NOT
forget to let the Treasurer know your name, email
and the course it is for! Plus advise the e-
in a separate
email. Also email confirmation to the Course
Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). They will then
you to the attending list.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Once payment has been received by the treasurer
you will be
moved to the confirmed list. There will be no
Courses will run regardless of weather unless the
deems conditions unsafe then a back-up option may
executed. This is to be decided by the guide the
*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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Click here to be directed to our "Contact Us" page and contact the appropriate Chair person or the Section Chair. This is also a simple way to make your section executive aware of any praises, suggestions or problems you may have with any area of the Calgary Section of the ACC.
Thank you for your response.
Registration for this event closed on Friday, December 08, 2017 at 10:00 PM.