The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

AST 1 - Plus Course - Reduced Rate for ACC - Wed, Dec 16 2015

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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:North Van, Mount Seymour, Whistler
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Dec 16 2015  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Dec 4 2015 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:20 Hour training
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Alex Pross
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Member Cost:$205.00/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: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

AST 1 Plus Course (Avalanche Safety Training for Skiers and Boarders) Dec 16,19&20

With the new season getting into full swing, now is a great time to get the essential training required for most back country skiing trips.

Canada West Mountain School has offered ACC discount for a group training of the AST1 Plus Course (20 Hour Course)

The normal rate is $275 plus the Whistler Backcountry pass ($56). As a group of 8 the total will be $205 plus tax per person.

This course consists of a theory class on the evening of Wednesday Dec 16th at the Canada West school in North Van followed by
Day 1 of training on Mount seymour on Sat Dec 19th
Day 2 of training on Whistler mountain on Sun Dec 20th

Please note the cost of the whistler lift ticket ($56) is not included. Also currently there is insufficient snow on mount seymour. If this is still the case by Dec 19th which is rare, the first day of the course will take place on Whislter and another $56 lift ticket will be required

Payment is required to be confirmed on this training. If you need to cancel, a full refund will be made so long as we can replace your space on the training. The group size will be 8 people with one certified instructor from Canada West Mountain School..

Participants require backcountry/slackcountry skis and skins, splitboard with skins, or snowboard and snowshoes. (only snowshoes is not an option).

The course is limited to 8 participants and those who pay the course fees first get in. valan che-skills-1-plus/

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Avi Tranciever, Probe, shovel (Can borrow from ACC)

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

Member Cost:$205.00/Person
Cost Includes:Cost is $205 Plus tax for the course $56 for the Whistler backcountry pass (Required for the sunday, possibly the saturday) Payment can be made directly to Canada West Mountain School
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!
*Note: If cancelling, another person can take your spot

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