BITS Trip - Moderate pace - TBD - Saturday, Mar 16, 2019

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: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 06:30 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 01:00 PM  
Event Duration: One Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Kate Snedeker
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

This trip is part of the BITS (Backcountry Introduction to Skiing) program. BITS participants who are signed up for the Lake Louise weekend will get first priority, followed by other BITS participants.

It will be a slow-moderate to moderate pace with the destination TBD based on weather and avalanche conditions. Likely in the Lake Louise or Icefields Parkway area.

Those BITS participants that registered for the overnight stay as a group at the Lake Louise hostel will head to Lake Louise at end of day. Others will head back to Calgary or wherever. Carpool arrangements will be made once participants are confirmed.

Participants are encouraged to contact the leader if there are questions or suggestions for things to be reviewed/practiced/discussed during the day.
Required Items to Bring:
The usual ski touring or split-boarding gear, including avalanche beacon, probe and shovel. Food, water/tea/etc, plenty of layers.

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.

Trip Feedback
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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 01:00 PM.