The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Alpine Practice: Rope Rescue Hauling Systems - 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:New Westminster
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 9 2019  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Nov 6 2019 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Serguei Okountsev
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 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: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


  • Review two main alpine principles: ultimate backup and fall factor.
  • Review twelve fundamental alpine knots ( GGI ) .
  • Practice rope rescue hauling systems (1:1, 2:1, 3:1, 5:1, 7:1).

NOTE: If have never met event organizer before, most likely you will need to answer some basic screening questions before being approved for this event. Check your email (if none, check email trash folder).



Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Alpine Gear Set: pkQ
  • Retired ~30m 8mm rope (or else)
  • Dress poroperly (check weather forecast)


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

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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