Ice Cragging Day - beginners welcome! - Saturday, Dec 22, 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.
The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: TBD (Kings creek, wedge smear, etc) 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 07:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:25 AM @ Top of gravel road on Hwy 22 and 1 (near the utility gate))  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

We will head to whichever crag seems likely to be in good shape such as: Kings Creek (most likely), Balfour Wall, Wedge Smear, Junkyards upper, Johnston Canyon. Expect a drive of 1-2 hours and an approach of 20- 50min, we may determine that we need to leave earlier than the posted time. ** Group size of 8 depends on participation of additional leaders. ** please indicate your climbing experience and number of ice screws you can contribute.
Required Items to Bring:
Lots of warm layers (the most challenging part of ice for most is staying warm) , hot drinks & food, hand warmers. Harness, helmet, belay device, boots & crampons.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Eat hearty before the trip (protein/fat heavy) These calories will keep you warm during the day.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   07:25 AM
Carpool Location:   Top of gravel road on Hwy 22 and 1 (near the utility gate)
Carpool Directions:   if you are driving from Calgary, take the exit to Cochrane and make an immediate left turn to the gravel road ** DO not go to the road parallel to Hwy 1 near Petrocan.

Email with questions if you have them.

Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the ACC Waiver at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for the signature fields before arriving at the event.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 08:00 PM.