The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Crevasse rescue - Sun, Nov 2 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:Smoke Bluffs Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Nov 2 2014  12:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Oct 29 2014 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5-6h
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Brad Schalles
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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: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Meet at the Smoke Bluffs parking lot in Squamish for 1200h. We will review crevasse rescue using a drop loop system, and rope ascending if time allows. Come prepared to spend the day outside in all weather conditions. Review knots and haul system prior to attending.

Required Items to Bring:
-Belay/rappel device “ATC” or similar -4 carabiners -4 locking carabiners -2 - 5m x 7mm accessory cord -1 – 1.75m x 6mm (or 7mm) accessory cord -1 - 60cm length sewn sling -1 - 120cm length sewn sling -1 - 260cm length sewn sling -Optional-lightweight mechanical ascender (Rope man...) -30-60m climbing rope -note book -snacks/water -warm and dry clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

This is not an intro to crevasse rescue, participants should have some experience setting up haul systems.
- 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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