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Course: Summer Crevasse Rescue & Glacier Travel - Tue, Jun 18 2019
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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.
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Jun 18 2019
|Registration Cut Off:
Mon, Jun 17 2019 5:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 Days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$319.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|This comprehensive Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel
course is the industry gold standard for mountaineers,
alpine climbers, mountain hikers and runners. Learn the
ultimate glacier travel safety skills, the most modern and
efficient techniques for rescuing someone from a crevasse
who is either roped, un-roped or injured, and many more
critical mountaineering skills.
Day 1 is held in Whistler Valley. Day 2 is held on Whistler
mountain and will require purchase of a Peak to Peak 360
gondola ticket (these can be added to your booking)
Please use the following link to book online and use promo
code ACC20 to receive a 20% discount (on course only)for
Full payment is required in advance of the course and a
confirmation email will be sent to each participant using the
email supplied when booking. Please provide your ACC
member number when booking for verification.|
|Required Items to Bring:|
- Backpack (25-35 litres)
- Rite in the Rain notebook and mechanical pencil
- First Aid Kit with blister kit
- Map, compass, GPS (all optional)
- Crevasse Rescue Kit
- 1x Ratchet (Petzl Micro-Traction and or Auto-block device
Reverso or Black Diamond ATC Guide)
- 4 locking carabiners (2 of these should be pear shaped,
- 4 non-locking carabiners
- 1 x 120cm sling
- 2 x 5m 7mm prussik
- 1 x 1.5m 7mm prussik, hollow block or T-Block
- Ice Screw (optional for day 2)
- Ice Axe (for day 2)
We have Crevasse Rescue Kits available to rent if needed,
recommend using your own so you can get comfortable
with your gear
under the guide’s instruction.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Puffy insulated jacket
- Insulating top and bottom under layers and socks
- Mid layer fleece top
- Weatherproof shell jacket and pants
- Warm hat and neck warmer
- 2 pairs of gloves, mittens (optional)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, sun hat
- Footwear: sturdy hiking or mountaineering boots
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Both Days: The Course will meet at the Escape Route Alpine
Demo Center at 8:45am for an 9:00am start|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
|Cost & Payment:|
|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.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: 1-2 Day Courses Cancellation Policy
Within 10 days by guest: Cancellation notice will result in a
100% forfeit of tuition
Outside of 10 days by guest: $75 penalty to reschedule per
booking or full refund.
If conditions force us to cancel a course or trip we will do all
we can to accommodate you at another date. If this isn’t
possible we will offer a full refund. We reserve the right to
decline rescheduling dates based on availability.
Late Arrival Policy
Guests arriving more than 15 minutes late for an activity
forfeit 100% of the tour price. Courses leave promptly; it is
recommended to arrive 15 minutes early to sort out gear
and sign waivers.
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