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Trip Information
Name: Alpine Workshop @ mt. Seymour (10:00-18:00)
Starts: Sat Jun 21, 2014
Meetup: TBD
Return: Sat Jun 21, 2014

Registration opens: Sun Jun 15, 2014
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 3

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
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Participant Information

Alpine Workshop
Mastering Top Ten Technical Skills of The Modern Alpine Climber

Prerequisites

  • belay and rappel training
  • knowledge of basic alpine knots (12)
  • knowledge of SRENE principle and Alpine Anchors

 

Agenda

  • Fundamental alpine knots (12) - review
  • Belaying : taking rope / paying rope - drill
  • SRENE principle and Alpine Anchors - review
  • Rappelling ( incl. using slip knot to lock belay device, releasing locked backup prusik ) - drill
  • Climbing rope with two prusik slings - training
  • Transferring load to another anchor ( using slip knot, munter mule ) - training

Personal Gear

  • 8mm 20 - 70m half rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness , large locker, belay device
  • ice axe OR ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2 short (61 cm) snow pickets with runners attached
  • crampons
  • anchor material : two 8mm static cords 2m + 3m
  • 2 5mm leg prusiks + one extra
  • carabiners: 2 non-lockers + 4 lockers
  • 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)

NOTES

  • 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 ).

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