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Avalanche Gear; Orientation & Practice for Beginners - Thu, Dec 27 2012
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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:||MEC Broadway Store, Mount Seymour|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Dec 27 2012
|Registration Cut Off:
Wed, Dec 26 2012 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||4 hours |
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|5 pm. Meet at MEC (Broadway store) pick up rental gear for those who need it & brief orientation.
6 pm. Meet @ Bean Around the World (Mt Seymour Parkway & Mt Seymour Rd)
Depart for Mt Seymour,
6:20 Meet in downstairs lunch room Lodge Upper Parking lot, review outline & plan for the evening
6:30 pm - 9pm. Conduct gear familiarization & practice; team safety, signal search, victim location (probe practice), victim extraction (shovel techniques), evacuation.
9:30 head for home.
This is not a substitute for existing courses; members are encouraged to enhance their skills to levels appropriate to the risks they intend to undertake.
|Required Items to Bring:|
avi gear if you got it
cold weather gear, headlamp, dinner (snacks)
ski's & snow shoes not required
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||5:00 pm MEC Vancouver....rental desk
6:00 pm Bean Around The World (Mt Seymour Parkway Mall)
6:20 pm Lower lunch room Lodge in Upper Parking lot.
6:30 Orientation starts|
If it is a long ways out of your way....It's not necessary to meet @ MEC (Van) However, there may be some who need rides & for them meeting @ MEC may be helpful.
If travelling directly to Mount Seymour our aim is to meet @ Bean around the world (Mt Seymour Parkway & Mt Seymour Rd) @ 6:00 pm.....after that we'll convene at the Lodge (basement lunch room) Upper Parking lot. for a 6:20 start
Please let us know in the notes section how many passengers you could take in your car.|
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!