cost for this event is $384 and includes 3 days (May 31 - June 2) of
mentorship with a
guide and 2 nights accommodation at Bow Hut. Carpooling will be
organized prior to the event.
mentorship event is part of AMP (Alpine Mentorship Program)
organized by the ACC Calgary Section Alpine Chair jointly with ACMG
Mountain Guide Brent Peters' company PeakSTRATAGEM. This event
will be taught by Brent Peters from Peak Stratagem.
Alpine Mentorship Event is for individuals new to mountaineering. The
focus will be on developing safe skills for summer and winter
mountaineering including rope systems for glacier travel, crevasse
rescue, trip planning and navigation. Participants will have the
opportunity create and execute white out navigation plans to stand
on the summit of Rhondda, Gordon, Olive N and/or Saint
Nicholas. Focus will be on safe travel rather than on summits.
Required Items to Bring:
Personal gear/clothing and food for three days and two nights
at the hut (including sleeping bag). Climbing and glacier travel
gear: Helmet, harness, mountaineering boots, crampons, ice
axe, belay device, 2 additional locking carabiners, anchor sling
(120cm) w 2 non-locking and 2 locking carabiners, 2x 5mm 10kN
accessory cord, 1x 2m 10kN accessory cord. A formal gear list will be
provided closer to the event.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra layers/ warm
clothing, waterproof shell, thermos with hot drinks, lunch,
sunglasses, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Carpooling will be coordinated prior to the event.
will be notified if you have been accepted into the program.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Once payment has been received you will be moved
to the confirmed list. There will be no refund for cancellations.
Courses will run regardless of weather unless the guide deems
conditions unsafe then a back-up option may be executed. This is to
be decided by the guide the evening before.
*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, May 27, 2019 at 05:00 PM.