Intro to Gear Leading (Trad) with Sarah Hueniken - Saturday, Jun 22, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: 2 Days - June 22 and 23, 2019 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Ken Chatel
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older 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:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
This two day course, will cover gear placement, and the basics of how to lead traditional rock routes. The day will be spent mock leading and getting feedback on rock climbs at a location determined by Sarah.

Cost : $265

This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and this is based on who can deliver the course registration fee (this includes tax) cheque/cash/INTERAC e- 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 address.

Be sure to supply the following to the treasurer when you send payment: Name, Full address including postal code, phone number, email, course/event title and date, Trip Leader/Coordinator, and the password to accept payment and a payment confirmation email to the trip coordinators.
Required Items to Bring:
Sarah will email you a detailed list closer to the date.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sarah will decide and email the participants 3-4 days before the course.  
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:   TBD

Notes:
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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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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- recoverable costs).
*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 Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 08:00 PM.