Steep Ice with Sarah Hueniken - Saturday, Dec 15, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Dec 02, 2018 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Ken Baxter
Ken Chatel
Hernando Ortega Arango

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

This day is designed to really emphasize efficient steep ice technique. Learn tips on how to Swing, kick, and move most effectively on steep terrain. This includes working the triangle, monkey hang, and twisting your hips. Practice drills and get one-on- one coaching. Where? TBD

Cost: $135

This course is now open to all members, first paid, first on the course. 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 (GST included)cheque/cash/INTERAC e-Transfer first. The preferred method is to send an INTERAC e- Transfer to the ACC Treasurer using the email address. Be sure to supply the following to the treasurer when you send payment: · Name · Full address including postal code · phone number · email · 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) Cancellation Policy: 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).

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 have more requirements.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos with hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   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 sponsored athlete.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

Please review our participant responsibility guidelines! *Note: Cancellation Policy: Due to the popularity of these clinics, full payment must be received to book your spot. There will be no refund for cancellations. Courses will run regardless of weather unless the guide deems conditions unsafe then a back-up option may be executed. This is to 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, December 02, 2018 at 08:00 PM.