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After work Practice - Rappelling on Thin (static) Ropes - Wed, Jun 6 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:Lighthouse Park
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jun 6 2018  5:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 4:00 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jun 5 2018 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:~3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Serguei Okountsev
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
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: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:

Meetup, sign waivers, drive to the location.

Practice

  • Modern (a.k.a. "extended") rappel method.
  • Rappeling with tag line. Gibbs knot. Adding extra backup.
  • Emergency rapelling on a single (7mm) tag line.
  • Creating extra friction: 1) with extra Reverso and 2 small lockers 2) with 3 small lockers.

PREREQUISITES: Formal alpine training (a course) + have climbed at least one alpine route in the past.

 Photo by Shielan  Liu

 


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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 4:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
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Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!




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