Rescue Leader - Advanced - Saturday, Jul 13, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: To be determined 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 12:25 PM  
Event Duration: 2 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D4 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


Rescue Leader - Advanced

Are you leading, or thinking of leading, Alpine trips for the Club? Being able to effectively rescue your climbing partner in a bad situation is a key skill that we hope to never use, but need to be dialled in. Advance your level of training on this course and receive mentorship from renowned Rescue Professional and Mountain Guide Cyril Shokoples.

This weekend will focus on advanced rescue skills from a multi- pitch perspective. Participants will need to have previously taken a rope rescue course or have similar experience.


  • Have taken Rope Rescue 101 (ACC Calgary) and can climb moderately graded rock .

This course is arranged through Rescue Dynamics and is taught by Cyril Shokoples is an internationally certified mountain guide, owner of Rescue Dynamics and Past President of the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. Cyril has received the Distinguished Service Award from both the ACC and the ACMG. In 2013, Cyril was inducted as an honorary member of the ACC. He has taught the ACC's North Face National Leadership Courses for the past 15 years and has a long history of instruction with the Calgary Section.

See the notes section below for more information and full payment details.

Required Items to Bring:
A list of equipment need will be provided once accepted.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Climbing gear

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   To be provided to accepted registrants  


The cost of this course is $267.50. To send payment via PayPal, enter your email and click the "Buy Now" button. You will be redirected to a PayPal confirmation page.

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All participants are required to complete a medical form and waiver before each course. Participants are responsible for their own climbing equipment, food, boots, clothing and accommodation. When participants do not have the requisite equipment, much of the technical gear can be provided for climbing courses if the instructor is contacted well in advance.

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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:25 PM.