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Avalanche Gear Orientation & Practice for Beginners - Wed, Apr 13 2011

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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:MEC Broadway Store, Mount Seymour
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Apr 13 2011  5:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Apr 11 2011 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
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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: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
5 pm. Meet at MEC (Broadway store) pick up gear & brief orientation. 6 pm. Depart for Mt Seymour, meet in Cafeteria, review outline & plan for the evening 7pm - 9pm. Conduct gear familiarization & practice; team safety, signal search, victim location (probe practice), victim extraction (shovel techniques), evacuation. 9:30 head for home. This is not a substitute for existing courses; members are encouraged to enhance their skills to levels appropriate to the risks they intend to undertake.

Required Items to Bring:
cold weather gear, headlamp, dinner (snacks)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Notes:
- 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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