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Course: Mountain Navigation - Sat, Jun 1 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Squamish Library
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 1 2019  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 31 2019 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 Days
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Daniel O'Keefe
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Member Cost:$231.00/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: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
This course will cover navigation in diverse alpine terrain, regardless of conditions and visibility. Students will learn to create trip plans that include objectives, conditions, avalanche hazard, mountain hazards, terrain, contingency plans, and full white-out navigation plans. This course will take place over 2 days. The first day will be partially in the classroom in the morning and will focus on basic navigational concepts. The second day will be partially in the classroom in the morning then outdoors in the afternoon, learning and practicing navigational and trip planning skills in the field. Each day will run from approximately 9:00am-4:00 pm, to be confirmed in the logistics email sent during the week before the course. Meeting location and any additional details will also be outlined in this email. 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:
- Laptop computer or tablet - Rite in the Rain notebook style #311 and pencil (mechanical preferred) - Baseplate compass with sighting mirror and graduation markings (suggested models: Silva Ranger CL, Suunto MCA-D CM IN, Brunton O.S.S.) - GPS, if you have one - Clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather - Food and drink for the day
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:37907 2 Ave, Squamish, BC

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

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$231.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$289.00/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 isnít 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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