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Instructor Signup: Introduction to Backcountry Skiing, Coquihalla Pass - Fri, Feb 10 2017, Sat, Feb 11 2017, Sun, Feb 12 2017
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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.
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Feb 10 2017, Sat, Feb 11 2017, Sun, Feb 12 2017
7:00 PM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Wed, Feb 8 2017 11:55:00 PM
|Event Duration:||3 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Signup if you want to help with teaching the "Introduction to Backcountry Skiing" course.
The training will be based out of the Slumber Lodge Motel in Hope. We will meet on Friday at 7pm in the lodge, where we will start the training with a classroom session. We will get up early Saturday morning for a full day outside, which will be followed by another class room session. Sunday will be another full day outside. We plan to be back at the cars around sunset.
Details and carpool locations will follow so keep an eye on the website.
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This training will focus on the basic knowledge and skills necessary for travel on skis/split-boards in the backcountry. Topics that will be covered include
- equipment usage,
- trip planning,
- basic navigation,
- route finding,
- basic avalanche knowledge,
- and more ...
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!