This 1 day intro to ice course is aimed at
learning the basics of Ice Climbing. The course
also works greats for those looking to get back
into the "swing" of things under a Guide's
What will be covered: All the basics including,
how to swing your tool, how to kick and use
your feet, how to walk in crampons, belaying
and tying in, basic efficient movement skills
on a variety of ice angles...lots of practice
climbing and improving technique
Where? Condition dependent of course but Sean
often does this one at Junkyards, King Creek,
Wedge Smears or Haffner.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
adjusted to boots, boots suitable for ice
climbing, locking carabiner and belay device.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra gloves, lunch, thermos
with hot drinks, sun screen, camera, etc.
How to Get There:
Sean will contact the group the week before the
course at which point the group can coordinate
This trip will be a first to sign-up and deliver their $136.25 (this
includes tax) INTERAC e-Transfer (to ACC Calgary). Your payment
method is as follows:
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-transfer password in a separate email. Also email confirmation
to the Course Corrordinators. They will then move you to the
About the course leader:
Sean Isaac is a sponsored climbing athlete and an ACMG Alpine
Guide specializing in technical leadership instruction in addition to
guiding rock, ice and alpine routes. To learn more about Sean,
please visit his website at www.seanisaac.com
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully
understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for
the signature fields before arriving at the event.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
*Note: Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 : If a participant is unable
to attend a course or paid 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 a trip,
participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM.