Advanced Rock Rescue, with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Jun 06, 2021

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Rundle Rock, Banff, subject to change at Guide’s discretion  
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 06, 2021 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, May 30, 2021 09:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ryan Fox
Elisabeth Dupuis
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
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:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Costs: $162.50 per person (1:6 ratio) which includes GST Course Content: A one-day course to provide more complicated concepts pertaining to improvised rope rescue techniques so in order to deal with cliff-side emergencies. Techniques to be covered include a quick review of escaping the belay, lowering and raising systems then move onto more complex systems like knot passes, block and tackle and rope ascension. There will also be scenarios to apply and practice all of the skills. Prerequisite: Participants must have taken an Intro to Rock Rescue course in the past year or have a comprehensive understanding of tying off a belay device, escaping the belay, raises, lowers and various knots like tied-off munter and munter mule with prusik.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: harness, helmet, belay gloves, belay device with locking carabiner, 6 locking carabiners (3 HMS/Munter), 4- 6 non-locking carabiners, two 5m x 7mm cordelette, 13.5” Hollowblock (or 1.5m x 7mm prusik), two 120cm sewn sling, one 60cm sewn sling

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and listen/learn) and then participate.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sean will confirm meeting location the week prior to the course.  

Notes:
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is $162.50 which includes taxes. Please complete the following as soon as possible and we will move you to the attending list. We offer the option highlighted below at the "Buy Now" 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.

Once this is confirmed the co-ordinator will move you to the attending list.

About the course leader: Sean Isaac is a sponsored climbing athlete and an ACMG Alpine Guide specializing in technical leadership instruction in addition to guiding rock, ice and alpine routes. To learn more about Sean, please visit his website at www.seanisaac.com


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 Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 09:00 PM.