This is part 2 of the two day Ice Rescue Course.
You do not have to take both days this year. The
201 course is for anyone who has taken the RR 101
course or for
already has taken a rescue course. This day will
involve more complicated scenarios and deal with
how to extract you and your partner from a
multipitch scenario. Lowers in guide mode,
counterbalance / tandem rappels. What to do if
your rope is cut or damaged by ice or
axes/crampons. What to do if your belayer is
struck by falling ice.
Cost : $136.25
This trip will be filled on a first-come-first
served basis for people who have paid the
registration fee. When you sign up for the wait
list you will receive an email from the
coordinators confirming if there is still space
in the course. At that point, please pay the
registration fee as soon as reasonably possible.
If the course fills with other people between the
time you register and the time you pay, you will
be notified by the coordinators.
The preferred method is to use the paypal button
You do not need a Paypal account and can pay by
Once you have made your payment, please take a
screen shot and send to the Trip Coordinator
confirming your payment.
Required Items to Bring:
Sarah will email you a detailed list closer to the
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes and gloves that you would typically be
belaying with. 6m cord, prussics, long slings,
How to Get There:
Sarah will decide location and email the
days before the course.
Carpool Departure Time:
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide.
Sarah Hueniken has been living and guiding in
Canmore for more than
15 years. As a full ACMG Alpine guide, she
spends her summers
guiding rock and alpine and her winters guiding
ice and mixed routes.
Having climbed for over 20 years, Sarah has
traveled and worked in
various places throughout the US, Mexico, South
America and Asia to
explore the mountains of the world. Highlights
have included a first
ascent of a 6000m peak bordering Tibet (Sachun
5.10+ M5), new ice
lines in Iceland, participating in various
climbing competitions and
achieving a personal goal of climbing 5.13. Sarah
also works with
Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Arc'teryx and
Rope sponsored athlete.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
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-
*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 Friday, November 08, 2019 at 12:00 PM.