Backcountry Snowshoeing with Nathalie Drotar (guided trip) - Saturday, Mar 12, 2022

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.

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Location will be shared with the participants closer to the event. 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Mar 07, 2022 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Ryan Fox

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 6
Minimum Group Size: 4
Number Registered So Far:   0 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


Want to get further off the beaten path and explore less popular winter destinations? Perhaps you want to build up your skills so that you can take others snowshoeing or lead trips with the ACC. This course is intended to build skills and confidence for venturing into more remote, untracked or less well-known areas.
Planning your trip and route precisely beforehand,
Plotting and executing your track up through forests to viewpoints and your day's destination,
Knowing where to find available resources to identify and avoid avalanche terrain
Dealing with snow or weather conditions that could influence route choice or objective.
Gathering all sorts of tips to stay warm and safe on longer or more challenging days out in the winter mountains.
Registration will be first come first-served based on payment for the course.  The cost is $99.50 per participant, including GST. This is a great price for an entire day with a certified and experienced guide!

Required Items to Bring:

Snowshoes, appropriate clothing and gloves, hats etc. Food and drink for the day.


Nathalie Drotar is a certified hiking guide with winter travel qualifications. She also has her CAA level 1 certification. The cost for the course is $99.50/person.

Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $99.50 CAD
  • Member $99.50 CAD
Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*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 Monday, March 07, 2022 at 12:00 AM.