This day is designed to really emphasize
efficient mixed and dry tool
climbing techniques. This includes working the
hang, and twisting your hips. Practice drills
and get one-on-one
The remaining spots are open to any participants,
female or male. 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
included)cheque/cash/INTERAC e-Transfer first.
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)
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-
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing,
locking carabiner and belay
device. Sarah may have more requirements.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
TBA the week before the course
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide. Sarah Hueniken has been
living and guiding
in Canmore for the past 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 and Canada, first
ascent of sea stacks in Newfoundland, Spray
Ice, and participating in
various climbing competitions. Sarah also works
with Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Outdoor
Research, Hot Chillys and Sterling Rope
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
*Note: Cancellation Policy: Due to the
of these clinics, full payment must be received
book your spot. There will be no refund for
cancellations. Courses will run regardless of
weather unless the guide deems conditions
then a back-up option may be executed. This is
be decided by the guide the evening before.
*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, November 18, 2018 at 08:00 PM.