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
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is
$136.25 which includes taxes.
Please complete the following as soon as possible and we will move
you to the attending list.
You can pay as follows: The preferred method of payment is to send
an INTERAC e-Transfer to the ACC Treasurer using the
treasurerTandL@acccalgary.ca email address.
Be sure to supply the following to the treasurer when you send
· Full address including postal code
· phone number
· course/event title and date
· Trip Leader/Coordinators
· the password to accept payment
Plus advise the e-transfer password in a separate email. Also email
confirmation to the Course Coordinators. They will then move you to
the attending list.
Please also send a payment confirmation email to the trip
coordinators (Ken, Sue, Nando)
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
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, December 02, 2018 at 12:00 PM.