Come out for the day to learn and practice
leading ice-climbs. This course is designed to give you the skills and
confidence to lead ice in a safe and professionnally guided
Where? TBD but examples include Junkyards, King Creek, Wedge
Smears or Haffner
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide. (See Sarah's brief Bio
This is a priority for women course until two weeks prior to the
course start. At that time men will be able to attend as well. We
welcome men to register anytime but do not send in payment. We will
contact the men on the list if spots are available two weeks out.
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can deliver their $135
cheque/cash/INTERAC e-Transfer first. The preferred method 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
Please also send a payment confirmation email to the trip
coordinators (Ken, Sue, Nando)
Pease be advised that if you have paid and need to pull out of the
course, there will be no refund. Rather, it will be your responsibility to
find a replacement and obtain a cash transfer from that person. The
T&L Committee will work to help find a replacement if time allows.
The sooner we know that you cannot attend the better.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
adjusted to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing,locking carabiner
and belay device. Sarah may require additional items.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
with hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
Sarah will decide and email the participants 3-4
days before the course.
Carpool Departure Time:
Sarah Hueniken's brief Bio.
Sarah Hueniken has been living and guiding in
Canmore for more than 15 years. As a full ACMG
Alpine guide, she spends her summers guiding
rock and alpine and her winters guiding ice and
mixed routes. Having climbed for over 20 years, Sarah has traveled
and worked in various places
throughout the US, Mexico, South America and
Asia to explore the mountains of the world.
Highlights have included a first ascent of a
6000m peak bordering Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5),
new ice lines in Iceland, participating in various climbing
competitions and achieving a personal goal of climbing 5.13. Sarah
also works with Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Outdoor
Research and Sterling Rope sponsored athlete.
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!
Cancellations will not receive a refund.
*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, November 24, 2018 at 08:00 PM.