is for aspiring ski touring leaders, or those who are new to leading
trips. Experienced trip leaders who want
a refresher or want to pass on some of their knowledge to the next generation
of leaders are also welcome. Everyone is
welcome to attend provided you have sufficient downhill ability and fitness
This will hopefully
be the first event in a series. The
first event will be a “how to lead ski touring events”, and “what not to do”. Future events will be more focused on putting
you in the driver seat. Topics for
discussion throughout the day:
avalanche hazard data
Last 15 min
I am by no
means the authority on leading ski tours.
But I will try to tell you what I know, and we can learn together.
be capable of skiing black diamond terrain (comfortably), and doing vertical of
between 1000 and 1500m at a moderate pace.
If we haven’t skied together before, please send me brief note detailing
your downhill ability, fitness level, and experience. If you like a form can be found at LINK
gear (let’s coordinate so we all don’t carry everything): communication device,
radios, tarp, first aid kit, repair kit, matches, multi-tool, ski straps, map,
compass, GAIA or other offline topo map gps for your phone.
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully
understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for
the signature fields before arriving at the event.
Please advise if you need to cancel for any reason.
*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and 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 04:39 PM.