Alpine Mentorship Program-Winter 21/22 Info session - Monday, Oct 04, 2021

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.

COVID 19 Info: Please protect yourself and others. On single day trips please practice social distancing. Masks are recommended when within 2m of non-cohort participants. On multiday trips you are considered to be in a cohort with the other participants and specific safety measures are the discretion of the trip coordinator. If you have any questions please contact your trip coordinator.

The Basics:
Event Type:Social
Event Location:The link for the virtual meeting will be sent out closer to the time.
Date(s) & Time: Monday, Oct 04, 2021 07:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 PM )
Registration Cut Off: Monday, Oct 04, 2021 06:00 PM
Event Duration:1.5 hours
Difficulty Rating: D1 - See Conversion Chart
Trip Coordinator(s): Indra Sarwinata
Clare Ormerod

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size:40
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 16 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted: No



Do you want to get involved in the Alpine Mentorship Program (AMP) or just simply want to know more about it?

Join this virtual session to learn about the program, ask questions, find out the dates for trips and how you can get a discounted price by helping to co-ordinate an AMP event. We have events planned for this summer. You can also ask questions directly of Peak Stratagem guide, Brent Peters, he is an IFMGA Mountain Guide certified by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and is the founder of PeakSTRATAGEM and PeaksEAT as well as the writer for the ice climbing book, Icelines. This event is open to all members and non-members.

There are already some trips that have been planned that you can take over organizing and get a discount (by helping out)! Come and see what cool events will be coming up that you can participate in if you don't fee like organizing anything. We're also keen to hear what events you will like to see posted.  Bring your calendar!


1) 7:00 - 7:30 Explain what AMP is, how you can participate, how do you get a good deal on events and what you need to do if you want to organize any events.
2) 7:30 - 8:00 Go through list of trips currently available and brainstorm new ones.

3) If you want to co-ordinate one of the trips, we can assign it to you right at the event and it is all yours!

4) Paper work and other bits.


Required Items to Bring: Your calendars, ideas, and enthusiasm to want to get out, learn and do cool trips.
Recommended Items to Bring:
How to Get There:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip): 0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 07:00 PM
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About you: You are keen to get involved with the Alpine Club as a participant or trip organizer. Maybe you don't want to lead trips in the future, but are missing some skills to do ski, ice or other alpine trips. Or, maybe you just want to get affordable alpine experience.  Existing trip leaders are welcome to attend if they would like to share their experience and are keen to help attendees become trip organizers.

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

*Cancellation Policy as of March 2017*: 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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