AMP 1 - Columbia Icefields- Mount Athabasca - Friday, Aug 23, 2019
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For this AMP event we will be heading to the
Icefields to attempt Mount Aathabasca and/or
This mentorship event is part of the AMP (Alpine
Program) organized by ACC Calgary Section jointly
Guide Brent Peters from PeakStratagem.
The cost for this event is $ 257 and includes 2
25) of mentorship with an ACMG guide from Peak
Stratagem. You will be driving the evening of Aug
will be staying at the Beauty Creek hostel for 2
nights. Please note, each
participant will pay $77 for their own overnight
fees upon arrival at the hostel (cash or credit
card are accepted).
This Alpine Mentorship Event is for individuals
mountaineering experience and training. On this
event you will
further develop alpine skills including route
rescue, glacier travel techniques and more. This
take charge while under the mentorship and
coaching of an
guide. Everyone will have the opportunity to
planning and take a turn leading the group. Some
peaks in the
area are Boundary peak, A2 and Athabasca, with the
making an ascent to Mount Athabasca weather and
This event is for the “Advanced Beginner” to
“Intermediate” level mountaineer. Previous
mountaineering should include a handful of alpine
and lots of scrambling trips. Participants should
Previous scrambling and alpine experience
Glacier travel including crevasse rescue
Fitness level for long alpine days, eg 10-12 h
Itinerary: We will arrive to
Friday evening and develop a trip plans for next
according to weather. Saturday we will work on
skills such as
crevasse rescue, roping up and glacier travel
permitting, Sunday we will attempt Mount Athabasca
or a similar peak.
Required Items to Bring:
Personal gear/clothing and food for three days and
the hut. Climbing and glacier travel gear:
mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, belay
additional locking carabiners, anchor sling
(120cm) w 2 non-
locking and 2 locking carabiners, 2x 5mm 10kN
2m 10kN accessory cord. A formal gear list will be
to the event.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra
waterproof shell, thermos with hot drinks, lunch,
screen and camera
How to Get There:
Meet up location : Beauty Creek Hostel
Carpool Departure Time:
The Process to sign up is as follows:
Put your name on the waitlist. Email a
climbing experience to Luis at
firstname.lastname@example.org Upon acceptance to the course, make your payment
days by clicking the Buy Now button below. You do not
a PayPal account. You can pay with a credit card.
have paid, take a screenshot of the receipt PayPal
send it to the to the trip coordinator who will
put you on the
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*Note: Once payment has been received by the
be moved to the confirmed list. There will be no
cancellations. Courses will run regardless of
guide deems conditions unsafe then a back-up
option may be
executed. This is to be decided by the guide 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).
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM.