Last Spot Also Open to Men: Women's Steep Ice and Mixed with Sarah Hueniken - Saturday, Dec 07, 2019
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This day is designed to really emphasize
technique. Learn tips on how to Swing, kick, and
effectively on steep terrain. This includes
working the triangle,
monkey hang, and twisting your hips. Practice
drills and get one-on-
Always wanted try mixed climbing, or need to
find ways to beat the pump and climb more
efficiently? Not sure how you are supposed to
hang on rock with these pointy things? Sarah is a
world class mixed climber and will provide
instruction and personalized pointers.
paid, first on the course. This is a priority for women course until two
weeks prior to the
course start. The goal is to provide women's
specific courses, so long as we have enough
participants. If the course is not full at the
two week mark, men will be able to
attend if space is available. We
welcome men to register anytime but do not send
payment. We will
contact the men on the list if spots are
two weeks out.
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can deliver their $136.25
Please pay using the "Buy
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:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing,
carabiner and belay
device. Sarah may have more requirements.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
TBA the week before the course
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide. Sarah Hueniken has been
living and guiding
in Canmore for the past 15 years. As a full ACMG
Alpine guide, she
spends her summers guiding rock and alpine and
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
Highlights have included a first ascent of a
Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5), new ice lines in Iceland
and Canada, first
ascent of sea stacks in Newfoundland, Spray Ice,
and participating in
various climbing competitions. Sarah also works
with Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Outdoor
Research, Hot Chillys and Sterling Rope sponsored
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
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*Note: Cancellation Policy: Due to the
of these clinics, full payment must be received
book your spot. There will be no refund for
cancellations. Courses will run regardless of
weather unless the guide deems conditions
then a back-up option may be executed. This is
be decided by the guide the evening before.
*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, December 01, 2019 at 08:00 PM.