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Intro to Ice Climbing Course - Sat, Jan 6 2018

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Ice Climbing
Event Location:Marble Canyon
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 6 2018  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 5 2018 11:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Entire weekend of January 6-7
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Devon Campbell
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Member Cost:$335.75/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
This course will be taught by a local guide through Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures (MSA). The course is for ACC members only, at a discounted price of $395.75.

The course is designed to teach you the basics of ice climbing. You will be provided the knowledge and confidence to continue climbing on your own after the course. Content includes: equipment selection, ice axe and crampon technique, hazard assessment, ice anchors, belay techniques, movement techniques, rope management, and retreat from ice climbs. The intimate class size ensures one on one attention.



If you don't have crampons, harness, or helmet you can rent the whole package from us - just ask. Ice tools are provided by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, but you are welcome to bring your own!

Note: Transportation is not included for ice climbing courses.

Sign up here: https://mountainskillsacademy.rezdy .com/194997/acc-coast-intro-to-ice-climbing
If we get a minimum of 6 participants, the rate will be reduced by a further 15% ($335.75).

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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):600Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $150.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, December 12, 2017). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$335.75/Person
Cost Includes:Payment can be made directly through MSAA’s website. Once signed up, you will receive detailed payment instructions.

Cancellation policy:

 Within 10 days of course date: cancellation will result in a 100% forfeit of tuition*

 Outside of 10 days: $75 penalty to reschedule per booking or full refund

*if you can find another candidate to take your place, we may be able to transfer your booking. Contact MSAA’s coordinator at marlaina@mountainskillsacademy.com for more details.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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