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For this AMP event we will be heading to the
Icefields to attempt Mount Athabasca 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 $ 550 and includes 3
days (July 17-19) of mentorship with an ACMG guide from Peak
We will be staying at the Beauty Creek hostel for 2 nights.
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 Beginner who has been on a glacier once or twice, experience in 3-person crevasse rescue, completed a 2-day Snow and Ice course and have done steep snow slope climbs as part of their scrambling trips.
Itinerary: We will meet at location TBC on the Friday to work on skills such as crevasse rescue, roping up and glacier travel techniques for the first day. We will then head to the hostel for that evening and develop trip plans for next two days
according to weather.
Weather permitting, Sunday we will attempt Mount Athabasca
or a similar peak.
Required Items to Bring:
Personal gear/clothing and food for three days
the hostel. 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
to the event.
In addition to the above, All participants must
come prepared with at least two non-medical
masks (mask must be at least two layers), hand
sanitizer (60% alcohol), eye protection (sun
glasses are OK) and full-finger belay gloves.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra
waterproof shell, thermos with hot drinks,
screen and camera
How to Get There:
Meet up location TBC
Carpool Departure Time:
Also please note Car Pooling is not recommended
unless you are part of the same household or
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guide deems conditions unsafe then a back-up
option may be
executed. This is to be decided by the guide
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, July 03, 2020 at 12:00 AM.