The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

AST2 Advanced course (FULL) - Sat, Feb 9 2013, Sun, Feb 10 2013, Sat, Feb 16 2013, Sun, Feb 17 2013

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The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Mt. Seymour / Whistler
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 9 2013, Sun, Feb 10 2013, Sat, Feb 16 2013, Sun, Feb 17 2013  7:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Dec 15 2012 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Travis McClinchey
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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: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Canada West Mountain School is offering a custom AST2 advanced course to the ACC-Vancouver. The course cost is $425 for eight people, $445 for seven people or $495 for six people. These prices exclude HST and back-country lift passes at Whistler, which will be needed for two days at an additional cost of $45/day. If you already have a pass, there is no additional charge. Minimum six people are required to run the course. This course is done over two weekends: February 9/10 and 16/17. You must be, minimum, an intermediate level skier or split boarder. Previous completion of AST1, or equivalent, is also a prerequisite. For complete details, please refer to their website:

Required Items to Bring:
Refer to their website for a complete list. ** Note that safety gear is required (shovel, probe and transponder). If you require rentals, MEC will provide them for free when you show them proof of this course.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: A depsoit of $400 will secure your spot. Since this is a custom course, it requires six people. Cancellations will be accepted if they can be replaced.

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