AMP Navigation day - all AMP levels ($60) - Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: <p>27<sup>th</sup> classroom session from 18:30-22:00   52 Cranfield Link Calgary AB T3M0N9 Canada</p> <p>29<sup>th</sup> Field session from 18:30-22:00  Fish Creek park, Will meet at the Sikome Aquatic Facility - North Swim Centre parking lot.</p> 
Date(s) & Time:   Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 06:30 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Nov 26, 2018 10:00 PM  
Event Duration: 2 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Joel Gamache
Lida Frydrychova
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   9 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

This mentorship event is part of the AMP (Alpine Mentorship Program) organized by ACC Calgary section jointly with ACMG Guide Brent Peters.

This course is two evenings (27th and 29th) focusing on learning to navigate in the mountains. Learn how to use a map and compass. This course will be a mix of theory and practical outdoor sessions. You will learn how to develop route plans and white-out navigation plans geared towards glacier travel and similar terrain. Expect it to get dark to simulate a whiteout.  The instructor is Brent Peters from Peak Stratagem.

Cost is $60 per person. PRICE HAS BEEN REDUCED FROM PREVIOUS POSTING.

To sign up for this event:

YOU DO NOT NEED TO WAIT FOR APPROVAL FROM THE TRIP COORDINATOR TO MAKE PAYMENT.  MAKE PAYMENT IMMEDIATELY AFTER SIGNING UP. Send an e-Transfer payment to the Treasurer at treasurerAMP@acccalgary.ca . This payment must be made within 7 days of signing up for the event. If you don’t pay, we will remove you from the waitlist.  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 – Joel Gamache joelgamac he10@gmail.com Once I have confirmation from you that you have paid, I will move you from the waiting to the attendee list.

Required Items to Bring:

Required Gear Items to Bring:

You will need the following items for the map course:-  Compass (something equivalent to: https://www.mec.ca/en/product /5037-375/Ranger-CL-Hi-Vis-Compass, Ruler, Pencil, Notebook, Pack and gear for the outdoor session, Headlamp, Phone/ tablet/ Laptop for mapping apps,  Optional- GPS unit

When looking for a compass, the following are features you will want:

 Sighting mirror, Rugged case, Declination adjustment, Clinometer, Glow in the dark


Recommended Items to Bring:

Snacks, lunch, warm layers, windproof/waterproof coat, hat, sunscreen.


How to Get There:
Event Directions:  

27th classroom session from 18:30-22:00   52 Cranfield Link Calgary AB T3M0N9 Canada

29th Field session from 18:30- 22:00  Fish Creek park, Will meet at the Sikome Aquatic Facility - North Swim Centre parking lot.

 

Notes:

Please review our Participant Responsibility Guidelines! *NOTE*- there will be no refunds for this event unless a suitable replacement is found that has been accepted by the even co- ordinator.


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 Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:00 PM.