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ACC/VOC Ski Mentorship Program - Wed, Oct 31 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:||Whistler, BC|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Oct 31 2018
|Registration Cut Off:
Sun, Oct 31 2021 11:55:00 PM
|Event Duration:||4+ Sessions|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Want some 1 on 1 downhill ski mentorship?
I'm looking for a handful of experienced
backcountry travellers who want to improve their
downhill skiing performance.
You’ll be paired with a member of the UBC Ski and
Board club, many of whom are
either level high level ski instructors or just
impressively strong downhill skiers (that
happen to compete in national level races).
You'll provide an introduction to the backcountry,
and in exchange for your knowledge of touring,
they’ll provide ample ski drills, tactics and
encouragement while you practice your turns.
- Have a minimum of 2-3 years of backcountry
experience and AST-1 (preference
for a course(s) in glacier travel and/or alpine
- Possess strong touring skills (terrain
management skills, knowledge of
companion rescue, familiarity with local touring
- Have a need to improve their downhill skiing
intermediate downhill skiing ability)
- Be willing to attend the kickoff meeting on
November 19 from 6-9 pm
- Be willing to spend a minimum of 4 days with
their mentoring partner (2 days
as a skiing mentee, 2 days as a touring mentor)
- Have a Whistler pass, Edge Card or be willing
to purchase 2 full -day lift
- Have a lot of stoke!!
To apply as a skiing mentee/touring mentor, fill
send it to h.hug
with the subject line: Partnered Mentorship
Applications close Monday, October 29th!
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!