The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Rock Rescue Refresher - Sat, Apr 29 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 29 2017  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 28 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Full Day
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Marlaina Rhymer
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$69.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 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: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

This course is intended for climbers who have already completed a rock rescue course (or have demonstrated experience/competency) but would like to refresh their skills. This is the perfect opportunity to brush off the rust, and get ready for the upcoming summer climbing season! This course is offered exclusively to ACC members by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures ( It is a professional course taught by an ACMG certified guide. MSAA is offering a special price just for ACC members of $69 + GST (regular price for non-members $165 + GST). To register for this course, simply sign up here and you will receive an email with further instructions and a direct link to MSAA's website where you can securely complete your payment.

Required Items to Bring:
Your usual climbing clothing, food and drink for the day, and extra clothing to be prepared for any weather (this course is NOT weather- dependent) Be sure to bring your typical rock climbing setup (rock shoes, harness, helmet, and belay device). Your guide will supply all group gear including ropes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
We also encourage you to bring your own rescue gear if you have it - it's always best to practice on your own gear! Things like locking and non-locking carabiners, gri-gris, quickdraws, cordalette, hollow blocks, anchor materials can be useful if that's what you would normally have with you.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:To be sent in logistics email in week prior to course

Any questions about this course can be directed to Marlaina at
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$69.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$69.00/Person
Cost Includes:An ACMG certified guide, all group gear. Rental equipment available upon request.
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: Within 24 hours: Cancellation notice will result in a 100% forfeit of tuition, no reschedule. Outside of 24 hours: $25 rescheduling fee per booking or full refund.

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