Ski Mountaineering Course - w Cyril Shokoples - Saturday, Feb 02, 2019
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This 2 day Ski Mountaineering Course will
be offered by ACMG Mountain Guide Cyril
The focus of this course will be learning the
basics of safe Ski Mountaineering with a
curriculum focused on trip & objective
planning, climbing technique for ski
mountaineering, navigation, route finding,
decision making and track setting. This is
meant to be a very hands on course with lots of
climbs and tours to put skills into practice!
Price: $205 includes 2 days of Guide led
training & 1 night accommodation at Bow Hut.
For any questions/feedback or if you’re just
really stoked, feel free to drop Matt Marshall an email.
Required Items to Bring:
A detailed gear list will be provided by Cyril to
those chosen for the course the week before the
Recommended Items to Bring:
Those who may need to borrow/buy gear should
expect to require at least the following: Light
Harness, carabiners (min. 3 lockers & 3 non-
lockers, 2 x 5m lengths of 6mm or 7mm cord, 1
short 1.5m “personal prussic”, ice axe, a small
light weight pulley is optional, boot crampons
and ski crampons likely required,
**Ropes will be provided for this course.
This will not be an introductory course. Basic
mountaineering/glacier travel, crevasse rescue
and avalanche training (at least AST1) are
prerequisites for this course. These courses
are offered separately by the Section. These
skills will be reviewed, but recent
mountaineering training/experience and
backcountry ski experience are prerequisites
for participation. Participants should also be
at least strong intermediate skiers able to ski
in varying terrain and snow conditions.
Participants should add themselves to the
waitlist, email the course organizers to
confirm that they meet the prerequisites, will
then be moved from the waitlist to participants
list at which point they will be required to
pay the course fee to confirm their
participation. Please do not pay the fee before
getting your spot confirmed.
To pay, send an INTERAC e-Transfer to the ACC
Treasurer using the Treasurertandl@ACCCalgary.ca
email address. Please also send the e-Transfer
password to the treasurer in a seperate email
****and a payment confirmation email to the trip
*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).
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM.