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Companion Rescue Practice - Wed, Jan 10 2018
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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.
|Event Location:||Cypress Mountain or Mt Seymour|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Jan 10 2018
|Registration Cut Off:
Tue, Jan 9 2018 5:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||3 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Alpine touring gear is not required for
this training session. The objective is to
practice companion rescue not skin up the
Note: This practice is not led by a
certified instructor and is not a
substitute for AST1. Everyone is
encouraged to actively participate. Only
sign up if you have completed AST1 or
The exact location will be determined
closer to the date of the session.
The rough agenda is:
1) Review rescue equipment, and proper
technique for searching, propping and
2) Split into groups and practice
single and multiple burial searches and
This session will be cancelled is it
raining heavily or if the roads to the
mountains are hazardous.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Warm Clothing, Waterproof Hiking Boots
(snowshoes or yak trax optional but
helpful), Avalanche Transceiver, Shovel,
Probe, waterproof clothing, backpack,
notebook, snacks and water.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
This is not a substitute for your AST1/2
Companion Rescue Course taught by a CAA
- 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!