Intro Ice Climbing with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Dec 01, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Guides Choice - Depending on conditions. 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Dec 01, 2019 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ken Chatel
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

This 1 day intro to ice course is aimed at learning the basics of Ice Climbing. The course also works greats for those looking to get back into the "swing" of things under a Guide's supervision.

What will be covered: All the basics including, how to swing your tool, how to kick and use your feet, how to walk in crampons, belaying and tying in, basic efficient movement skills on a variety of ice angles...lots of practice climbing and improving technique

Where? Condition dependent of course but Sean often does this one at Junkyards, King Creek, Wedge Smears or Haffner.

Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre- adjusted to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing, locking carabiner and belay device.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra gloves, lunch, thermos with hot drinks, sun screen, camera, etc.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sean will contact the group the 3 or 4 days before the course at which point the group can coordinate carpooling.  

Notes:
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is $136.25 which includes taxes. Please complete the following as soon as possible and we will move you to the attending list. You can pay as follows:

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You do not need a PayPal account and can pay by credit card.
Once you have made your payment, please take a screen shot and send to the Trip Coordinator confirming your payment.

Once this is confirmed the co-ordinator will move you to the attending list.

About the course leader: Sean Isaac is a sponsored climbing athlete and an ACMG Alpine Guide specializing in technical leadership instruction in addition to guiding rock, ice and alpine routes. To learn more about Sean, please visit his website at www.seanisaac.com


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Please review our participant responsibility guidelines! *Note: 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- recoverable costs).
*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 Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM.