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Avalanche Seminar for New Backcountry Users - Avalanche Canada and FMCBC - Sat, Nov 9 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.
|Event Location:||North Shore Alliance Church, 201 East 23rd St, North Vancouver|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Nov 9 2019
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Nov 9 2019 11:00:00 AM
|Event Duration:||2-3 hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
24 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Afternoon (for novices that have never taken an avalanche course or
anyone interested): Doors open at 1:30 pm. Presentations run 2:00
pm – 4 pm (may run slightly longer to accommodate questions)
This session is an introduction to the basics of recreational avalanche
safety, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Presenters
This seminar is targeted at newer backcountry users who have never
taken an avalanche course.
Mark Bender, Avalanche Canada forecaster, speaking on Basic
Avalanche Awareness (looking at terrain, avalanche activity, triggers,
North Shore SAR volunteer, Peter Marshall, will present a case study
of the Runner Peak incident from February 2019
Brent Loewen, snowshoe ambassador and guide in the N. Shore
mountains, will present on his personal journey and education in the
AdventureSmart will have a presentation on Trip Planning|
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
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|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||1 block east of Lonsdale|
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!