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Lake Louise for first weekend, Golden for the Second
THE BEST AST 2 COURSE EVER. WE HIRED THE BEST
GUIDE (Kirsten Knechtel), MADE THE COURSE 2
WEEKENDS IN TWO AWESOME LOCATIONS AND HAVE 4
DAYS INSTEAD OF THE STANDARD 3. PRICE IS SET AT
BREAKEVEN - YOU WON'T FIND A BETTER DEAL!
AST 2 Course. This course will take place over
two successive weekends. The first weekend (Jan
11 - 13)will be out of Lake Louise and start with
a Friday afternoon classroom session. Saturday
and Sunday will be spent out in the field.
The following weekend (Jan 19, 20) will be based
out of Golden, with the main destination being
Rogers Pass. Students are encouraged to ski tour
without the guide on second Friday (Jan 18), with
course field days being Saturday and Sunday and an
evening session on Saturday night.
Required Items to Bring:
You are responsible to bring your regular ski
touring gear and YOU NEED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN
AND FIELD BOOKS. Beacon, probe, shovel. Regular
ski touring gear. Warm puffy for standing around,
two pairs of gloves for snow pit work. You will
need a copy of the book: "Staying Alive in
Avalanche Terrain" by Bruce Tremper, a copy of the
Avaluator 2.0: https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5024-
830/Avaluator-English-V2-0 and a copy of "Decision
Making in Avalanche Terrain - a field book for
winter backcountry users"
The total cost is estimated to be $799 and includes
the course fee, 2 nights accommodation at Lake
Louise Hostel and 2 nights accomodation in Golden.
Participants are responsible to bring their own text
books and for their own food.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
There are no refunds. Once you have paid you are
responsible to find a replacement if you no longer
wish to attend. After signing up on the wait list
please wait until the coordinator responds to you
with regards to your eligibility for the course.
They will then instruct you to pay for the trip.
Payment can be made via e-transfer to the
Treasurer at treasurerClub@acccalgary.ca along
with the following information: Name, Full Address
with postal code, phone number, email, event title
and date, trip leader/coordinator and the password
to accept the payment. These details assist the
bookkeeper in sending out receipts for payments.
Once I have confirmation from the Treasurer that
you have paid your deposit, I will move you from
the waiting to the attendee list.
*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. 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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 12:00 AM.