2019 ICE REVIEW - Friday, Jan 25, 2019

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: Nordegg/Shunda Creek Hostel 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jan 25, 2019 06:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Dec 07, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 3 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Hernando Ortega Arango

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 52
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   49 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


We've booked out the Nordegg Hostel to try out a more luxurious ice review this year. This means bunk beds (some double beds) in small rooms (5 per room), hot water, sauna, fire pit, large kitchen & common areas for our evening meals. Lots of space to dry gear overnight. There are several great beginner climbing areas as well as a number of multi-pitch and harder routes. Icefield Parkway climbs are also accessible from this base.

Ice Review is a season-opener. It is an opportunity for beginners to get their feet under them and receive some mentorship, for members to socialize, join one- another on climbs, and practice skills.

Reservation cost is $120 per person for the weekend, including a group meal/drinks on Saturday and lodging for both Friday and Saturday nights. Trip leaders will be eligible for subsidy to this cost based on the number of participants they can accommodate on their trips.

Reservations Amount is $120, create an email transfer to treasurer@acccalgary.ca

EVERYONE SHOULD USE THE SAME PASSWORD: "parker" Payment deadline is Nov. 30. But we may fill up before then, and it will be first come-first serve (unless we need extra leaders). When you make payment please ALSO email confirmation to both treasurer@acccalgary.ca and annedrewpotter@gmail.com that you have paid for ice review.
Thank you!

HOW THE $$ WILL WORK: Once payment is collected, we will

  1. pay the hostel booking
  2. pay for food for the Saturday night meal
  3. provide subsidies to trip leaders/mentors and organizers
  4. reimburse excess funds to participants in cash at the event

IF you & a partner are interested in/can use one of the double beds (there are several in the hostel) please EMAIL ME DIRECTLY to let me know: annedrewpotter@gmail.com I believe most of the rooms, including those with double beds accommodate around 5-7 people.

IF you expect you may be leading a climb, or willing to run a TR site, please sign up for the ICE REVIEW LEADER SOCIAL Oct 23:
http://acccalgaryc.web712.disco un tasp.net/events/details.asp?eventid=4427
If you can't make it to this meeting feel free to email me with you ideas (& experience) instead.

FOOD: Closer to the event I will ask for some information about dietary needs, at a minimum I expect to be able to accommodate: omnivores, vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free. We may be able to get more specific as well. I may also need volunteers to help with food prep & cooking.

******BEGINNERS & Courses**************
Beginners are welcome, there will be Top- Rope crags set up where you can learn the basics. If you have the chance to take an intro-to-ice course beforehand, I would recommend that, but it is not required. We also have an option to include a course during the event if desired for additional cost. IF you would like to learn from a guide on this weekend, please email me directly: annedrewpotter@gmail.com. If we have enough interest for learning the same skill (Introduction to ice, leading on ice, or other ideas) then I can book a guide. Cost may be an additional $125-$250 per person depending on the course and number of days. We would need at least 4-6 people who want to do the same course.

anne drew

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Google map to hostel  

Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the ACC Waiver 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!

*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 Friday, December 07, 2018 at 12:00 AM.