The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Avalanche Safety Training (AST) - 1 (provided by Canada West Mountain School) - Sat, Dec 11 2010, Sun, Dec 12 2010

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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:Skiing
Event Location:Mt. Seymour
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Dec 11 2010, Sun, Dec 12 2010  8:15 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Nov 14 2010 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:This is a 2 day course being held on Saturday/Sunday Dec 11/12th.
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Dale Detzler
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Member Cost:$179.20/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Dec 11th 8:15 AM to 12:00 noon will be theory material in classroom located at base of Mt. Seymour. The remainder of day (to 4 PM) will be practical material on Mt. Seymour; Dec 12th 8 AM to 4 PM will practical material on Mt. Seymour. NOTE: COST DOES NOT INCLUDE YOUR BACKCOUNTRY SKI PASS.

Required Items to Bring:
IMPORTANT: You are required to supply your own Transceiver, Shovel, Probe, and touring skis/skins. If you are relying on MEC to rent this gear be certain to have a back-up plan for your gear as MEC may not be yet providing rental option as depends on whether there is an early snow pack. Alternatively, contact the Canada West Mountain School at (604) 878-7007 and speak to Linda about transceiver, probe and shovel rental of $28.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Pen and paper for classroom material. For the practical material we will be ski touring and applying the material from classroom (i.e. reading terrain, route finding, digging pits etc). Hence, ski touring attire, food, and water.

You will be required to purchase a backcountry ski pass each day.
- Registration is not complete until you've signed up and, if required, paid in full to the Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Section, either through PayPal, or sent to the Event Leader.
- When a minimum group size appears, this is to let you know that the event will be cancelled with refunds to those who have already paid, if the minimum number of registered participants is not met.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$179.20/Person
Cost Includes:Cost being $160+HST=$179.20 (does not include AVI gear or backcountry pass).
Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the ACC VA on Sun, Nov 14 2010.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

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

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