This day is designed to really emphasize
technique. Learn tips on how to Swing, kick, and
effectively on steep terrain. This includes
working the triangle,
monkey hang, and twisting your hips. Practice
drills and get one-on-
Always wanted try mixed climbing, or need to
find ways to beat the pump and climb more
efficiently? Not sure how you are supposed to
hang on rock with these pointy things? Sarah is a
world class mixed climber and will provide
instruction and personalized pointers.
Cost: $175+ GST and paypal fees.
When you register for the course, you will appear on the waitlist. The coordinator (Julie) will then move people to the approved list based on order of registration. When that happens, you will receive a notification that you were approved for the course. At that point you can log back in to the website, go to the event page and pay using the 'PayNow' button partway down the page.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, ice tools, crampons pre-
to boots, boots suitable for ice climbing,
carabiner and belay
device. Sarah may have more requirements.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos
hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide. Sarah Hueniken has been
living and guiding
in Canmore for the past 15 years. As a full ACMG
Alpine guide, she
spends her summers guiding rock and alpine and
ice and mixed routes. Having climbed for over 20
years, Sarah has
traveled and worked in various places throughout
the US, Mexico,
South America and Asia to explore the mountains
Highlights have included a first ascent of a
Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5), new ice lines in Iceland
and Canada, first
ascent of sea stacks in Newfoundland, Spray Ice,
and participating in
various climbing competitions
Member $187.00 CAD
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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.
*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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