Ice Multi-pitch Systems, with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Mar 19, 2023

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: guide will advise 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 09:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day  
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ryan Fox
Elisabeth Dupuis

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:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Costs Prerequisites: This course is suitable for all experience levels from novice to advanced ice leaders. No lead experience is necessary. 

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, efficiency, auto-brake belaying, fixed-point lead belay, anchors, V-thread rappels and descending systems.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: Participants should have their own harness, helmet, belay device, boots, crampons and ice tools. If you have your own rack of ice screws, quick draws and anchor gear. If not, then extra gear can be supplied.

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

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sean will contact everyone the week prior to the course and provide meeting directions.  

About the course leader: 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 20. He is author of the ACC “Ice Climbing Leaders Field Handbook” and “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”.

Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $187.00 CAD
  • Member $187.00 CAD
Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Please review the section's cancellation policy. Refunds (less any non- recoverable costs) are only provided if the coordinator cancels a trip.
*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, March 11, 2023 at 09:00 PM.