Ice Rescue 201 with Sarah Hueniken - Saturday, Nov 09, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Nov 09, 2019 07:30 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Nov 08, 2019 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ken Chatel
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older 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 is part 2 of the two day Ice Rescue Course. You do not have to take both days this year. The Ice Rescue 201 course is for anyone who has taken the RR 101 course or for anyone who 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, raises and 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 credit card.
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 date.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes and gloves that you would typically be belaying with. 6m cord, prussics, long slings, munter biners.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sarah will decide location and email the participants 3-4 days before the course.  
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:   TBD

Notes:
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 Sterling Rope sponsored athlete.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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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. 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 Friday, November 08, 2019 at 12:00 PM.