Canada Day Long Weekend @ Revelstoke - Saturday, Jun 29, 2024

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The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: Revelstoke 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ TBD)  
Registration Cut Off:   Wednesday, Jun 26, 2024 07:00 PM  
Event Duration: 4 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Shaun Luong
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 2
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 1
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Come celebrate our great nation's birthday by climbing its Revelstoke rock. Plan is to carpool from Calgary on Saturday at 8am. Climb half of Sat, all of Sun and Mon, and half of Tue, before returning to town Tue night.

I've booked 2 rooms at the Ol' Frontier motel in Revy, 1 with 2 double beds and 1 with 1 queen bed. 1 person shares the room with double beds with me, splitting the cost of $251 for all 3 nights. 2 people share the room with queen bed, splitting the cost of $223 for all 3 nights. I'll send you the reservations before you e-transfer me the payment.

Everyone must be comfortable at lead belaying, seconding, cleaning anchors, and rappelling. Email me your climbing experience and your room preference.

Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, rock shoes, belay device, top-rope anchor, personal anchor, climbing pack, food, water, approach shoes, overnight gear.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Chalk, sunscreen, sunglasses.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
Carpool Location:   TBD

Notes:

Trip Hazards – Must read BEFORE registering.

Rock Climbing

  • Rockfall

    • Rockfall can be caused by natural forces, or by people travelling through the terrain (e.g. climbing/scrambling/hiking). What are the risks? Impact from a falling rock can result in injury or death and can also damage equipment such as ropes.

  • Terrain

    • Trees, forest deadfall, and tree stumps

    •  Creeks

    • Rocks and Boulders

    • Variable and difficult walking terrain

    • Impact or collision with other persons or objects

    • Encounters with domestic or wild animals

    • Contact with poisonous flora or fauna

    • Loss of balance or control

    • Slips, trips and falls.

  • Falls and Belaying

    • Rock climbing presents the risk of falling from the wall causing the climber to collide with the wall or ground, which can lead to injury or death

    • The risk of belay failure is also present which can contribute to the risk of a ground fall

  • Communication, rescue and medical treatment

    • Communication can be difficult and in the event of a accident rescue and treatment may not be available

    • Adverse weather may also delay the arrival of treatment and transport out of the field

    • If an Injury occurs in challenging terrain movement to an evacuation point may be slow

    • Mitigated by

      • First Aid Training

      • Rescue Training

      • Satellite Communications

  • Other

    • Slips, trips and  falls both outdoors and indoors

    • Infectious disease contracted through viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi which may be transmitted through direct or indirect contact

    • Equipment failure

    • Negligent first aid

    • Negligence of other people

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