The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Crevasse rescue practice - Wed, Mar 13 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Hollyburn trailhead at the Cypress XC area
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Mar 13 2019  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Mar 13 2019 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2-3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Kathleen Lane
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

I have a couple of ski traverses coming up and want to practice my crevasse rescue skills. Let's meet at the Hollyburn trailhead, hike/snowshoe/ski tour up the marked trail until we find a good spot to practice, then practice 3:1 and drop loop systems.

Required Items to Bring:
Harness, prussiks, locking carabiners, ice axe, avi gear, head lamp, warm layers, snacks, warm drink
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Rope, pulley, spare gear

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