The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Crevasse Rescue-Dry School - Tue, Oct 21 2014

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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:BCIT burnaby campus-3700 Wilingdon Av
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Oct 21 2014  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Oct 21 2014 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2.5hrs
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Ian Ross
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Member Cost:$5.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

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

Various crevasse rescue techniques will be shown and practised including the Texas prussic and Z pulleys.

Required Items to Bring:
Harness, belay device,2 locking carabineers, your favorite prussic loops, or 2 length of cords, of 5mm in diameter 2m and 5m long. It does depends a bit on your height.If you are very tall ad .5m to each length.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:The climbing wall is in the gym building in SE 16

We should have time for a quick beer afterwards at the student pub on campus.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Cost Includes:Use of the BCIT climbing wall.
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:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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