AMP Navigation day - all AMP levels ($60) - Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
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<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>
This mentorship event is part of the AMP
Program) organized by ACC Calgary section
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
email@example.com Once I have
confirmation from you that you have paid, I
will move you from the waiting to the attendee
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
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
Recommended Items to Bring:
Snacks, lunch, warm layers,
How to Get There:
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
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*NOTE*- there will be no refunds for this event
unless a suitable
replacement is found that has been accepted by
*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 Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:00 PM.