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Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Jul 26, 2019
(Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ TBD)
We are heading to the iconic Bugaboos for this
AMP event that will hone your alpine skills for
multi-pitch mountaineering, glacier travel and
trad rock climbing. This mentorship event is
part of the AMP (Alpine Mentorship Program)
organized by ACC Calgary Section jointly with ACMG
Guide Brent Peters from Peak Stragegem.
The cost for this event is $561 and includes 4
days (July 26-29) of mentorship with an ACMG guide
from Peak Stragegem. We will be camping at
the Bugaboo Applebee campground. Please note, each
participant will pay for their own camping fees
upon arrival. The hike in is not long, but
is very strenuous, 5.6 km with 900 meter elevation
This Alpine Mentorship Event is for individuals
who have basic mountaineering experience and
training. On this event you will
further develop alpine skills including route
finding, rock climbing and glacier travel.
This is your chance to take charge while
under the mentorship and coaching of an alpine
guide. Everyone will have the opportunity to
collaborate with route planning and depending on
your capabilities, take a turn leading the group.
The Bugaboos are a dramatic alpine environment
including Crescent Spire, Bugaboo Spire, Marmolata
and Pigeon Spire. Specific objectives will
depend on the background and skills of the
This event is for the “Advanced
Beginner” to “Intermediate”
level mountaineer. Previous mountaineering
should include; a handful of alpine trips, basic
rock and lots of scrambling trips. Participants
should have the following mountaineering skills:
Previous scrambling and alpine experience Rock climbing, beginner to low intermediate trad
is helpful but not essential Glacier travel
including crevasse rescue training Fitness
level for long alpine days, eg 10-12 h days
Required Items to Bring:
Personal gear/clothing and food for four days and
three nights. We will be camping, so appropriate
gear including tent, sleeping bag, mat, stove,
cooking equipment, etc. Climbing and glacier
travel gear: Helmet, harness, mountaineering
boots, crampons, ice axe, rock climbing shoes,
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 (jacket and
pants), sunglasses, sun screen and camera
How to Get There:
Directions will be provided for the event
Carpool Departure Time:
Directions will be provided for the event
The Process to
sign up is as follows:
Put your name on the waitlist.
Email a description of your climbing experience to
the trip coordinator John
Adams, email@example.com Upon acceptance to
the course, make your payment within 2 days by
clicking the Buy Now button below. You do
a PayPal account. You can pay with a credit card.
Once you have paid, take a screenshot of the
receipt PayPal displays and send it to the to the
trip coordinator who will put you on the
*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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 12:00 AM.