The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Practice - Alpine Rock - Fri, Jun 15 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:Training
Event Location:Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jun 15 2018  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jun 12 2018 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:~4 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Serguei Okountsev
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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: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)



  • This is Alpine practice - we climb in boots (not rock shoes) and with backpacks.
  • The trip will only go if P.O.P. < 40% or it will be cancelled. Last minute cancellations are possible and do occur.


  • Meetup, sign waivers, drive to the location.
  • Finish off testing "extended" rappel method - in free air (with tag line 7mm+8mm, sinlge 8mm, single emergency static 7mm) - descend, stop, and resume, ascend rappel rope.
  • Set up top-rope (regular "sling" or/and fixed)
  • Practice basic moves, ascend and descend, face and crack, top-rope or fixed-rope self- belay, YDS up to 5.6.

 PREREQUISITES: Top- rope belay training.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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