glacier skills for beginners (alpine review) - Sunday, Jun 02, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: saskatchewan glacier 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 02, 2019 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Elisabeth Dupuis
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   7 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
drive from hostel to the big bend on 93n hike in-may be slushy/wet/ soft depending on conditions-we may be able to use a trail on higher terrain with some bush; this is a long approach to the glacier practice glacier skills-negotiating crevasses, travelling on a rope, using crampons, building anchors drive back to calgary
Required Items to Bring:
helmet, ice screw, harness, prussic cords, slings, locking and non locking carabiners, belay device, boot crampons, poles, mountaineering axe, sunscreen etc; depending on conditions: snowshoes or water shoes-will advise as we get closer to the date

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   93 N at big bend  
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:   hostel
Carpool Directions:   head north on 93 N, stop before the hill

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM.