Costs: $267.50 includes GST per person
(includes both days).
*Please read all details before registering*
Course Description: Sean Isaac is an ACMG
Alpine Guide based out of Canmore. This course
is for hikers, scramblers and climbers who want
to learn the basics about glacier travel. This
two-day course will cover glaciology for
climbers, dividing the
rope for glacier travel, shortening the rope,
route finding, crevasse rescue, snow and ice
Prerequisites: Participants do not need any
previous glacier travel
knowledge but some hiking or scrambling
experience is a good
idea. The course instructor has extra crampons,
harnesses and helmets for use on a first-ask,
first-serve basis if
participants do not have their own.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, belay device (auto-blocking
like ATC-Guide or
Reverso is recommended), 4-5 locking carabiners
(at least one
being a Munter shape), 4 non-locking
carabiners, 1 double-length
shoulder sling, 2 7mmx5m Prussic cords, 1
cord and a lunch/drink.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and
listen/learn) and then participate.
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can deliver their $267.50
to the treasurer first.
The preferred method is to send an INTERAC e-
Transfer to the ACC
Treasurer using the
email address. NOTE: this is a T&L specific
Be sure to supply the following to the
treasurer when you send
Name, Full address including postal code, phone
course/event title and date, Trip
Leader/Coordinator, and the
password to accept payment and a payment
confirmation email to the
About the course leader: Sean Isaac is a
athlete and an ACMG Alpine Guide specializing
leadership instruction in addition to guiding
rock, ice and
alpine routes. To learn more about Sean, please
visit his website at www.seanisaac.c
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!
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-
*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 Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 09:00 PM.