Crevasse Rescue Training, by Sean Isaac - Sunday, May 01, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: tbd 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, May 01, 2022 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 09:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ryan Fox
Elisabeth Dupuis
Tami Nolan

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Costs: $162.50/person for one day of instruction (includes tax and fees)   Location: tbd (but on dry land) Course Content: This course is aimed at novice to intermediate mountaineers looking to learn or brush up on their crevasse rescue techniques. The curriculum would include: anchor construction and various 1:1, 2:1 & 6:1 pulley strategies. Prerequisites: None required
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, belay device, two identical non-locking biners, at least 2 locking biners, 1 double-length shoulder sling, 2-7mmx5m Prussic cords, and a pack - sufficient to carry climbing gear/spare clothing/lunch/drink, rain gear

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and listen/learn) and then participate, a pulley, sun screen and camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   tbd  


This course will be a first-come-first-serve and this is based on who can deliver their payment first.

cancellation policy: the club does not provide refunds for participants who need to cancel. They will be responsible for finding a suitable replacement and collecting money from the replacement. If the guide or club cancels a course then a refund will be provided.

Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $162.50 CAD
  • Member $162.50 CAD
  • Guest $162.50 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).
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 09:00 PM.