Costs: $267.50 includes GST per person
(includes both days). DOES NOT INCLUDE
*Please read all details before registering*
Course Description: Sean Isaac is an ACMG Alpine
Guide based out
of Canmore. This course is for hikers, scramblers
and climbers who
want to learn the basics about glacier travel.
This two-day course will
cover glaciology for climbers, dividing the rope
for glacier travel,
shortening the rope, firn-line transitions, route
rescue, snow and ice anchors.
Prerequisites: Participants do not need any
previous glacier travel
knowledge but some hiking or scrambling experience
is a good
idea. The course instructor has extra crampons,
harnesses and helmets for use on a first-ask,
first-serve basis if
participants do not have their own.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, belay device (auto-blocking like
Reverso is recommended), 4-5 locking carabiners
(at least one being
a Munter shape), 4 non-locking carabiners, 1
sling, 2 7mmx5m Prussic cords, 1 7mmx1.5m prussic
cord and a
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and
listen/learn) and then
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can
deliver their $267.50 to the treasurer first.
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Be sure to supply the following to the treasurer
(treasurerTandL@acccalgary.ca) when you send
Name, Full address including postal code, phone
course/event title and date, Trip
Leader/Coordinator. Please send this payment
confirmation email to the
trip coordinators as well.
About the course leader: Sean Isaac is a sponsored
athlete and an ACMG Alpine Guide specializing in
leadership instruction in addition to guiding
rock, ice and
alpine routes. To learn more about Sean, please
website at www.seanisaac.com.
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 Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 PM.