This is Part 1 of a two part Rock rescue course. Rock Rescue 101:
Join us for a day to learn or review self rescue
techniques for the vertical world. Learn how to escape a belay as a
second and as a leader, how to ascend a rope with various tools.
Put your new skills into practice with scenarios..
This course is for anyone who ever asked himself
or herself…”what would I do if something happened
We highly recommend you take the second part, Rock Rescue 201,
the next day as it takes these new skills and puts them into real life
Cost : $135
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can
deliver the course registration fee (this includes tax)
Transfer (to ACC Calgary) first.
The preferred method is to send an INTERAC e-
Transfer to the ACC
Treasurer using the treasurerTandL@acccalgary.ca
email address. NOTE: this is a T&L specific
Be sure to supply the following to the
treasurer when you send
Name, Full address including postal code, phone
course/event title and date, Trip
Leader/Coordinator, and the
password to accept payment and a payment
confirmation email to the
Required Items to Bring:
Precise list will be sent by Sarah closer to the
Recommended Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, locking and non-locking carabiners, belay device,
slings and prussics. Sarah may require additional items.
How to Get There:
Sarah will decide and email the participants 3-4
days before the course.
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide.
Sarah Hueniken has been living and guiding in Canmore for more than
15 years. As a full ACMG Alpine guide, she spends her summers
guiding rock and alpine and her winters guiding ice and mixed routes.
Having climbed for over 20 years, Sarah has traveled and worked in
various places throughout the US, Mexico, South America and Asia to
explore the mountains of the world. Highlights have included a first
ascent of a 6000m peak bordering Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5), new ice
lines in Iceland, participating in various climbing competitions and
achieving a personal goal of climbing 5.13. Sarah also works with
Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Outdoor Research and Sterling
Rope sponsored athlete.
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
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: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 :
If a participant is unable to attend a course
or paid 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 a trip, participants get a
refund (less any non-
*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 Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 08:00 PM.