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Trip Information
Name: Mountaineering Summer Camp
Starts: Wed Jul 24, 2013
Meetup: TBA
Return: Tue Jul 30, 2013

Registration opens: Tue May 14, 2013
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 14

Organizer: Justin Bennett
Profile info:
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Participant Information

 UPDATE: the fee for this seven day course has been set to $200. 
 Please note: the fee doesn't include your transportation costs. 

This is a seven day camp covering off the following aspects of mountaineering skills:

  •  Ascending BASIC (1 day)
  •  Rappelling BASIC (1 days)
  •  Haul BASIC (1 days)
  •  Anchoring (Snow) INT (1 days)
  •  Leading (Glacier) BASIC (1 day)
  •  Rescue (Glacier) BASIC (1 days)

Prerequisites: previous climbing experience and strong knot skills.

Minimum Equipment:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Suitable clothing for the weather (potentially all day in the rain)
  • Webbing (1” or 9/16”),  min 6m
  • Cord  (7 or 8mm), min 6m (tech cord is acceptable)
  • Non-lock biners, min 6
  • locking biners, min 4, more recommended
  • 1 pulley (2 recommended)
  • 3 prussics suitable for the rope you have
  • 1 Rope (>30M length, 8 – 11mm diameter)
  • Belay/Rappel device (if you own two types, bring both)
  • Snow picket (s)
  • Snow shovel
  • Ice Axe
  • Ice Screw
  • Crampons
  • Suitable cord (5mm to 8mm) for making texas prussiks.
  • Suitable summer mountaineering camping equipment (stove/pots/sleeping bag/sleeping pad/tent/backpack. 

Course Payment:
After the trip organizer places you on the Waiting List, you may either [1] send a cheque for $200 made out to B.C. Mountaineering Club (address on Contact page ), or [2] pay online through the PayPal™ button (visible to those on the Waiting List).  After the $200 course payment has been received, you will be placed on the Confirmed List. You must have the prerequisites or payment will be declined and your name removed.  If you will be paying by cheque, please inform the organizer after payment has been sent so they can hold a spot for you. Once the maximum number of Confirmed participants has been reached, the course will be considered FULL and no further payments will be accepted.  

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