The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Gear anchor boot camp and rock rescue practice - Sun, Aug 21 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:Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Aug 21 2011  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Aug 21 2011 7:00:00 AM
Event Duration:1 day
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Amir K
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Member Cost:None

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)

This event is a full day practice on building gear anchor for multi-pitch climbing purpose followed by rock rescue practice. The goal is that each participant build 50 gear anchors in different configurations using classic three-point equalized anchors as well as new equalette system. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT AN INSTRUCTION COURSE; the practice is based on peer-to-peer review and intended to improve the climber's efficiency in anchor building.

Required Items to Bring:
Full trad rack, anchor building material, multiple locking and non-locking biners, slings, long and short prusiks
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at St. David's church at Taylor Way, West Vancouver and carpool to Squamish

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

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