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Alpine Practice - Belay - Sat, Nov 11 2017

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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:Training
Event Location:Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 11 2017  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Nov 8 2017 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:8 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Serguei Okountsev
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Alpine knots (12).
Fall factor and impact forces.
Risk categories. Risk taking, risk avoiding, neutral.
Two major types of all mountaineering accidents.
Ultimate backup.
Partner check
Belay fundamentals: taking in/paying out rope - alpine style
Clipping in to belay station
Belay voice commands
Hip belay
Belay anchors and SRENE principle
Belay systems: off-harness (ABC)/redirect/off- anchor
When things go wrong: locking belay device, belay escape, belay re-enter


Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

Notes:
  • We don't practice in bad weather. If forecasted P.O.P. (weather.gc.ca) exceeds 30% the trip will be automatically cancelled. This is beyond trip organizer's control - short notice cancellations are quite possible and do occur.
  • Minimum 4 participants required.
  • This is not a course - you must have minimum alpine experience and prior formal training.
  • Be sure to check SPAM folder for important messages regarding this event.

Prerequisites
Formal mountaineering training.
Must have climbed at least one Alpine Select route.

IMPORTANT: You must pass minimum screening requirements above. The trip organizer will use your ACC profile to check courses you have taken and peaks you have climbed. You can also provide additional information in this form (click here): Alpine Experience

 


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


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: Very sorry, but members with history of bailing or no-shows in the past 12 months can't attend this session.

Screening List

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