Rampart Weekend (More Beds!) - Friday, Jan 22, 2021

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: Rampart Creek 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jan 22, 2021 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Assumption School)  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Jan 18, 2021 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 2 or 3 Days  
Difficulty Rating:   D4 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Kyle Potts
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

2 nights (Friday and Saturday) booked at Rampart now for 12 people. Plans will depends on weather, avalanche, snow, and ice conditions. The weekend will be mostly a choose your own adventure. We will try and coordinate a group climb on Saturday for those interested to get lots of laps in. Likely Balfour Wall. Sunday we will plan to get out for multi pitch climbs or skiing. If you have any questions please contact me.

  • There is an option to ski on Friday. Please let me know if you are interested in this option when you send me your experience.
  • Sleeping Arrangements: We have the whole hostel and can coordinate bunks of 3 based on cohorts/rope team. Hostel will be at half its normal capacity.
  • Communal Areas: Masks and routine hand sanitization will be expected .
  • Food: Everyone will likely do their own.
  • The cost is $80 and once accepted you need to make a payment via the PayPal button below within 2 days and you will then be moved onto the trip.

** Attendees will be pre-screened. Preference will be given to established rope teams / cohorts. Pleas email me (kyle.potts@ucalgary.ca) with your climbing experience and you intended group. If you are an individual let me know your experience and potential objectives for the weekend and I will attempt to pair you with or make a group for you to join.


** Please note bedding is no longer provided at the hostel, please bring your own sleeping bag etc **

Required Items to Bring:
  • Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons, boots suitable for ice climbing, 3 x locking carabiners, 2 X non- lockers, ATC belay device, 1 x 22cm screw, 1 x 120cm sling, 2 x 5m cordelette (10kN accessory cord - 7mm or high strength 6mm), 1 x 2m cordelette (10kN accessory cord - 7mm or high strength 6mm), Abalakov V thread tool, pocket knife. Please feel free to bring any other gear you may have questions about using.

  • Bedding, masks, hand sanatizer.

  • Recommended Items to Bring:
  • Warm belay jacket, extra pair of gloves, extra layers/ warm clothing, waterproof shell, thermos with hot drinks, lunch, sunglasses, sun screen and camera.

  • How to Get There:
    Event Directions:   Google  
    Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
    Carpool Location:   Assumption School
    Carpool Directions:   Carpooling (ideally with your own rope team/cohort group) will be arranged.

    Notes:
    Price options

    Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
    Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!


    *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).
    The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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    Registration for this event closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 12:00 AM.