Backcountry Intro To Skiing BITS - Intro Session - Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Rosedale Community Hall - Main Hall 
Date(s) & Time:   Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 06:30 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 3 Hours 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Tyler Hallman

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 40
Maximum No. Guests: 40
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   32 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

If you plan to attend any of the Backcountry Intro to Skiing (BITS) Events this year, please attend this info session.  Similarly if you are new to backcountry skiing, or new to skiing with the club, please feel free to attend. What is BITS - Easy ski trips intended to introduce a person to backcountry skiing. What is covered in the info session: basics of the program, gear, what to wear, what to expect on ACC trips, some avalanche basics, expectations of you and recommended skills. If you want to take BITS you will need to have AST 1 or be registered to take it this year.  It is recommended to take the Mountain Weather and Map and Compass Courses in Nov and Dec 2018.  Registration is currently open. *Attending this event will make it more likely you get on the BITS events you want to attend*
How to Get There:
Event Directions:   901 11 Ave NW, Calgary, AB  

AST 1 is required to for all participants.

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

*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, December 11, 2018 at 12:00 AM.