The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Crevasse Rescue-Dry School - Tue, Nov 21 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:BCIT Burnaby campus-Climbing wall
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Nov 21 2017  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Oct 21 2017 2:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2.5-3hrs
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Ian Ross
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$5.00/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: 18 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Practice crevasse rescue techniques. Self rescue using prussic loops. Assisted rescue using various pulley systems with emphasis on the 3:1 Z system.

Required Items to Bring:
Harness,3 locking carabineers, 2 length of cord 1.5m and 5m in length 5-6 mm in diameter, the softer the better, or your favorite prussic loops
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
A pulley but only if you have one.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:3700 Willingdon Av Burnaby

We have only 2 copies of the book "Glacier travel and crevasse "left for sale, retail cost $25 ,ACC members $10 .
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Cost Includes:Use of the BCIT climbing wall
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!

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