About ACC VA
Alpine Club of Canada
ACC Vancouver Island
Varsity Outdoor Club
ACC Trip Waiver
FULL. Course: 2018 Basic Mountaineering - Fri, May 25 2018, Sat, Jun 2 2018, Sun, Jun 3 2018, Sat, Jun 9 2018, Sun, Jun 10 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.
|Event Location:||Vancouver / Local Mountains|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, May 25 2018, Sat, Jun 2 2018, Sun, Jun 3 2018, Sat, Jun 9 2018, Sun, Jun 10 2018
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, May 18 2018 1:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 Full Weekends|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$130.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
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:||
24 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Our basic mountaineering course is designed for
new club members (novice climbers/mountaineers),
to learn the skills necessary for safe travel in
Mountaineering is a skill that takes years to
become really experienced at, so our goal for
courses is to simply make you confident enough
with the basic skills. Following that, you can
out and practice yourself, as well as continue
learn from others on the various trips and camps
the club puts on.
In addition to signing up via
the calendar, you
must also fill
out a Course Application Form
to participate in this course..
Signup order (via the calendar) has zero
significance for this course, as we use your
application submission date instead. Our team
review and approve applications as fast as we
following which you will be notified.
This course takes a substantial amount of
effort, more-so than any other course. Brian
Messer is currently our volunteer superhero
offering his support on the administration side
things. Please be patient with him, and he will
100% get back to in due time (provided you fill
out the application form as asked), It may take
few weeks. That said, if your tent is on fire
(or there is a similar level of urgency) and
you need to contact somebody sooner, you can
reach him at:
Brian Messer: brian
Lastly, you should download and read the course
handout ahead of time, and read through the course
itinerary as well.
- Pre-Course Meeting (May 25) takes place in
Vancouver (specific location to be announced
- Meeting June 2: TBA
- Meeting June 9: St. David's Church parking
at the Taylor Way exit of Hwy 1, see this Map
- Wrap-up Meeting: Next Steps (location/time
|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
- Applicants must belong to Vancouver Section
of the Alpine Club of Canada at the time of the
If within the first week after registration
opens, there are more than 24 qualified members
signed up for the event, participants will be
selected randomly from those applicants.
Otherwise selection is by order of signup (via
completion of application form).
- Registration is not complete until you've signed up and, if required, paid in full to the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section, either through PayPal, or sent to the Event Leader.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||All course fees and course book "Alpine Skills:
Summer" excluding travel costs and equipment
It is club policy to provide a 50% rebate
on the cost of all remaining gear you would need
to rent in order to participate in this course.
Save your rental cost receipts and present them
to the club's Skills and Training Coordinator
who can forward to our treasurer (who can issue
you a cheque).
DO NOT PAY until
you have been notified of your acceptance into
|Payment Cut Off:||Payment must be received by the ACC VA on Fri, May 18 2018.|
|Make a Payment:||Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
Either registration for this event is closed, or the event is full, or the trip leader needs to review and accept your application for this event. Add yourself to the Waiting/Screening List here.