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Alpine Practice - Crevasse Rescue Response - Sat, Dec 9 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.
|Event Location:||Mt. Seymour|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Dec 9 2017
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Dec 7 2017 8:00:00 AM
|Event Duration:||8 hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
- About essential glacier
travel equipment: ropes, snow pickets, ice
screws, prusik slings, mechanical ascenders,
ice axes / ice tools, leashes, climbing
harness, trekking poles, backpack slings,
crampons, anchor material.
- Glacier anchors: snow
pickets, snow bollards, ice screws, v-threads.
- Roping up for glacier travel:
2 and 3-climbers rope teams. Adapted kiwi coil.
- Hauling systems 1:1, 2:1, 3:1
- standard rigging with prusik slings / using
- Crevasse Rescue Response
Protocol in a three-person rope team.
- Crevasse Rescue Response
Protocol in a two-person rope team.
|Required Items to Bring:|
30-70m 8mm half rope (or else)
harness + belay device (Reverso
straight ice axe
carabiners: 5 lockers + 1
large pear shape
anchor material: cords
and slings (Nylon, Dyneema, Spectra)
mm prusiks + 1 short
(e.g. Tiblock, Ropeman)
two 61-cm snow
pickets with runners attached
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Extra Gear (recommended)
avalanche beacon, shovel, probe
static nylon cord (if you have)
ice tool hammer
cm ice screws
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
- We don't practice in bad weather. If
forecasted P.O.P. (weat
her.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.
- This is not a course - you must have
minimum alpine experience and prior formal
- Be sure to check SPAM folder for important
messages regarding this event.
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.
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
no-shows in the past 12 months can't attend