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Name: Weekend Alpine Camp @ Motel 66
Starts: Sat May 31, 2014
Meetup: TBD
Return: Sun Jun 01, 2014

Registration opens: Thu May 29, 2014
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 3

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
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Participant Information

2-days Alpine Training Trip

Camp @ Motel 66
Agenda: Mastering Top Ten Technical Skills of The Modern Alpine Climber
Prerequisites: none

 Personal Gear

  • snow shovel
  • snowshoes
  • half 8mm 20 - 70m dynamic dry rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness
  • ice axe OR ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2 short (61 cm) snow pickets with runners attached
  • crampons
  • rappel material enough for at least two rappel stations
  • 2 5mm leg prusiks + one extra
  • carabiners: 2 non-lockers + 4 lockers + 1 large pear shape
  • reverso belay device
  • rescue pulley
  • Tibloc
  • minimal rock protection set (if you have)
  • personal emergency kit incl. medical, space blanket, flares (if you have)
  • headlamp with spare fresh batteries
  • PLB/SPOT/GPS (if you have)
  • camping stuff: tent, sleeping bag, pad, cooking stove, camp fuel


  • priority is given to those who contribute most to the trip's safety, fun and success (in that order). Opposite statement is true too.
  • if you have previously "bailed" less than a day before the start of, or been a "no show" for, one of the trip organizer's previous trips, you need not apply to join this one - you will not get a response.
  • trip without Approved Participants is subject to change.
  • if minimum safety levels are not met (because of weather, conditions, etc.) the trip will be canceled, last minute cancellations do occur.
  • if you haven't received response, check your email in Spam folder (some eager service providers mark club's messages as such ).

Weather: http://www.viewweather.com/w793654-weather-forecast-for-mount_matier-british_columbia.html

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