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Weeping Wall (or similar)
Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Nov 30, 2018
(Carpool Departure: 06:00 PM @ Lady assumption school 7311-34 av NW)
The cost for
this event is $273 and includes 2 days of mentorship with a guide and
2 nights accommodation at the Ramparts Hostel. You will be driving
up to the hostel on Friday evening. Carpooling will be organized prior
to the event.
mentorship event is part of AMP (Alpine Mentorship Program)
organized by the ACC Calgary Section Alpine Chair jointly with ACMG
Mountain Guide Brent Peters' company PeakSTRATAGEM. This event
will be taught by Maarten Van Haeren from Peak Stratagem.
For level 2
participants the expectation is that you have some previous ice
climbing experience leading WI3 ice. The goal of this event is to
refine your ice climbing technique to make you more confident and
comfortable leading WI4 ice. You already know the correct climbing
position (A Frame, hanging relaxed hips out while swinging crampons,
hips in while swinging tools) but want to refine your technique and
get individual feedback including how to manage the pump and
execution of PeakSTRATAGEM's NoFALL program. At the end of the
course you should feel comfortable climbing steeper ice and finding
rest positions in difficult terrain.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
adjusted to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing, 3 x locking
carabiners, 2 X non-lockers, ATC belay device, 1 x 22cm
screw, 1 x 120cm sling, 2 x 5m cordelette (10kN accessory
cord - 7mm or high strength 6mm), 1 x 2m cordelette (10kN
accessory cord - 7mm or high strength 6mm), Abalakov V
thread tool, pocket knife. Please feel free to bring any other
gear you may have questions about using.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra layers/ warm
clothing, waterproof shell, thermos with hot drinks, lunch,
sunglasses, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Lady assumption school 7311-34 av NW
up for this event:
Put your name on the
Email your ice
climbing experience to Kyle Potts (email@example.com)
You will be notified if
you have been accepted into the program.
Once accepted send
an e-Transfer payment to the Treasurer at
treasurerAMP@acccalgary.ca. This payment must be made within 7
days of being accepted. If you don’t pay, we will move onto
screening the next participant and you are moved to the bottom of
When you send your
payment also send to treasurerAMP@acccalgary.ca the following
information: Name, Full address including postal code, phone
number, email, course/event title and date, Trip Leader/Coordinator,
and the password to accept payment.
Email the e-Transfer
evidence to the trip coordinator – Kyle Potts
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Once I have confirmation from you that you
have paid, I will move you from the waiting to the attendee list.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Once payment has been received by the treasurer
you will be
moved to the confirmed list. There will be no
Courses will run regardless of weather unless
deems conditions unsafe then a back-up option
executed. This is to be decided by the guide the
*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 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 05:00 PM.