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Companion Rescue Practice - Thu, Jan 25 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Mount Seymour
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jan 25 2018  6:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 25 2018 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Brian Messer
Heidi Manicke
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Alpine touring gear is not required for this training session. The objective is to practice companion rescue not skin up the mountain. 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 better. 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 digging. 2) Split into groups and practice single and multiple burial searches and rescues. This session will be cancelled is it raining heavily or if the roads to the mountains are hazardous.

Required Items to Bring:
1) Beacon 2) Probe 3) Shovel 4) Water Proof Layers 5) Snow shoes 6) Stoke
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
1) Warm insulated layers 2) Snacks/water 3) Note book

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet in the Parkgate Village parking lot at the base of Seymour by the A&W.

Notes:
If you have any questions, give Brian a call 778- 231-9262
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!




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