About ACC VA
Alpine Club of Canada
ACC Vancouver Island
Varsity Outdoor Club
ACC Trip Waiver
Course: 2017 Basic Mountaineering - Fri, May 26 2017, Sat, Jun 3 2017, Sun, Jun 4 2017, Sat, Jun 10 2017, Sun, Jun 11 2017
Download to your Outlook Calendar
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.
|Event Location:||Vancouver / Local Mountains|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, May 26 2017, Sat, Jun 3 2017, Sun, Jun 4 2017, Sat, Jun 10 2017, Sun, Jun 11 2017
7:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, May 20 2017 1:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 Full Weekends|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$120.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
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:||
25 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Our basic mountaineering course is designed for
climbers/mountaineers), to learn the skills
necessary for safe
travel in mountainous terrain.|
Mountaineering is a skill that takes years to
experienced at, so our goal for this courses is
you confident enough with the basic skills.
Following that, you
can go out and practice yourself, as well as
continue to learn
from others on the various trips and camps the
club puts on.
In addition to signing up via
the calendar, you
must also fill
out a Course
Signup order (via the calendar) has zero
significance for this course, as we use your
application submission date
instead. Our team will review and approve
applications as fast as
following which you will be notified.
This course takes a substantial amount of
more-so than any other course. Brian Messer is
currently our volunteer superhero offering his
support on the administration side of things.
patient with him, and he will 100% get back to
in due time
(provided you fill out the application form as
asked), It may take a few weeks. That said, if
your tent is on fire
(or there is
a similar level of urgency) and
you need to contact somebody sooner, you can
reach him at:
Brian Messer: email@example.com
Lastly, you should download and read the course
ahead of time, and read through the course
Pre-Course Meeting (May 27) takes place in
location to be announced later).
Meeting June 4: TBA
Meeting June 11: St. David's Church parking lot
the Taylor Way
exit of Hwy 1, see this Map
|Required Items to Bring:|
Note: Climb On
will rent you a harness, helmet, and
even rock climbing shoes for FREE
in order for
to participate on this course. Ask about Probe,
Crampons, and Ice
Axes if they're available. Say that you are taking
Instructional Course and give your membership
you have any gear
questions, feel free to call them: 1-877-48-CLIMB.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
- Applicants must belong to Vancouver Section
Club of Canada at the time of the course.
If within the first week after registration
there are more
than 24 qualified members signed up for the
will be selected randomly from those
selection is by order of signup (via completion
- Registration is not complete until you've signed up and, if required, paid in full to the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section, either through PayPal, or sent to the Event Leader.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||All course fees exclude travel costs and
While most things can be rented from ClimbOn
free, It is club policy to provide a 50% rebate
the cost of all remaining gear you would need
rent in order to participate in this course.
Save your rental cost receipts and present them
the club's Skills and
who can forward to our treasurer (who can issue
you a cheque).
DO NOT PAY until
been notified of your acceptance into the
|Payment Cut Off:||Payment must be received by the ACC VA on Sat, May 20 2017.|
|Make a Payment:||Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!