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Course: Summer Crevasse Rescue & Glacier Travel - Tue, Jun 18 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Whistler
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jun 18 2019  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jun 17 2019 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 Days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Daniel O'Keefe
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Member Cost:$319.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
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 ACC members. https://www.mountainskillsacademy.com/courses/summer- crevasse-rescue-and-glacier-travel-whistler-squamish/ 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 - Harness - 1x Ratchet (Petzl Micro-Traction and or Auto-block device (Petzl Reverso or Black Diamond ATC Guide) - 4 locking carabiners (2 of these should be pear shaped, Munter/HMS locking carabiners) - 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, but we recommend using your own so you can get comfortable with your gear under the guide’s instruction.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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- Clothing - Puffy insulated jacket - Insulating top and bottom under layers and socks - Mid layer fleece top - Weatherproof shell jacket and pants - Gaiters - 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

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

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$319.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$399.00/Person
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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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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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