Advanced Winter Rope Techniques - Lightweight Rope Kits - Course with Cyril Shokoples - Saturday, Jan 08, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Meeting Location: Yamnuska Parking lot 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jan 08, 2022 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, Jan 04, 2022 11:59 PM  
Event Duration: Jan 8 and 9, 2022 
Difficulty Rating:    
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ryan Fox
Elisabeth Dupuis
Tami Nolan
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:    
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Instructor: Cyril Shokoples ACMG / IFMGA / ITRA Level3

Length: One short evening orientation (via Zoom) and two field days (OUTDOORS all day). Outdoor days will be working with the various kits and techniques outdoors.


This is NOT a ski course per se, rather it is a comprehensive introduction and review of working with small diameter nylon dynamic ropes and high modulus specialized cords. This course is for people who have already have rope handling and crevasse rescue skills and want to move into the world of the ultra-light kits for mountaineering and glacier travel.

The instructor can provide ALL of the following: Sterling® Trace™ cord, Petzl® RAD™ cord, Edelrid® Protect Pro Dry™ cord, Mammut® 6.0 Glacier Cord Dry™ as well as small diameter dynamic ropes. The instructor also has enough specialized gear (Quickies, Nano 8s, Edelrid Spocs™, Petzl Microtraxions™ and Tiblocs™, etc.) to cover a group this size and provide the proper manufacturer approved devices.


Prerequisites: experienced with rope skills / crevasse rescue experience an asset.



Required Items to Bring:

Food/ accommodation: meals and accommodations are the responsibility of participants. Bring a bag lunch for both days.



Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $299.25 CAD
  • Member $299.25 CAD
  • Guest $299.25 CAD
Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

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.

*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 Tuesday, January 04, 2022 at 11:59 PM.