Ice Multi-Pitch Systems with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Jan 23, 2022
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Course Content: A one-day clinic focused on learning and dialling in multi-pitch systems for ice climbing. The curriculum will include hazard management, belay transitions, rope management, auto-brake belaying, fixed-point lead belay, anchors, descending systems, team of three, etc.
Prerequisite: Participants should have some ice climbing experience. No lead experience is necessary but an asset. The course is suitable for both novice and experienced ice climbers.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: Participants should have their own
harness, helmet, belay
device, boots, crampons (dual-points are best)
and ice tools (leashless
preferred). If you have your own rack of ice
screws, quick draws, anchor
gear and rope then bring it.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
with hot drinks,lunch,
sun screen and camera.
How to Get There:
Sean will decide and email the participants 3-4
days before the
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is
$162.50 which includes taxes.
** Important - there are two steps to getting on the course - 1. use the paypal button to pay for the course. 2. Go to the bottom of this Event Page and register for the course. This will put you on the waiting list. Once your payment is confirmed you will be moved to the attending list. You must be a member of the Calgary ACC Section in order to register. You can attend as a guest of a member also taking the course. They can register and then add you as a guest. If the course is full you can still register and sit on the waitlist incase a spot opens up. Do not pay until told a spot has opened up.
Please complete the following as soon as possible and we will move you to the attending list. You can pay as follows:
use PayPal, we offer the option highlighted below at the "Buy Now" button.
You do not need a PayPal account and can pay by credit card.
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Once this is confirmed the co-ordinator will move you to the attending list.
Guide Bio: Sean Isaac is an ACMG Alpine Guide specializing in ice and mixed instruction. He has been ice climbing for 30 years and guiding for the past 19. He is author of the ACC “Ice Climbing Leaders Field Handbook” as well as the forthcoming second edition of “How to Ice Climb” by Falcon. He has also written the how-to book “Mixed Climbing” and the guidebook “Mixed Climbs in the Canadian Rockies”.
Member $162.50 CAD
Coordinator $162.50 CAD
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Please review our participant responsibility
*Note: Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 :
a participant is unable
to attend a course or paid trip, there will be
no refund unless the
participant finds a suitable replacement that
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-
*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 Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 05:44 AM.