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Trip Information
Name: AST-1 Seymour-- Snowshoe (BCMC Discount)
Starts: Sat Jan 10, 2015
Meetup: Mt Seymour Parking Lot Saturday and Sunday Morning
Return: Sun Jan 11, 2015

Registration opens: Wed Nov 19, 2014
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Club Courses
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Participant Information

AST-1 Course offering through Canada West Mountain School for snowshoeing taught at Mt. Seymour.  While the pricing and dates are different, please find the actual course description from Canada West here.

Key Information
Course Date: January 10, 11 2015 (start time tbd closer to date)

Sign up by: Saturday, December 27, 2014... otherwise we may have to cancel this course

Cost: $178.50 with tax (regularly $220 plus GST)

Group Size: 8*
* If there is enough interest, we may set up a second group.  If BCMC members do not fill the first group then we may either cancel the course or allow some Guest Members to join.

I. Itinerary/ Requirements
The 2 day AST-1 course will be hosted up at Mount Seymour, and participants must have some previous snowshoe experience.  Participants are required to bring their own avalanche gear which can be rented from MEC for $25 for the entire weekend.  Participants must also bring their own snowshoes.  Participants are responsible for their own transportation, and must bring enough food/ water and clothing to be outside for the entire day.

Groups will meet at Mount Seymour (start time to be determined) for both days.

 II. Registration
Upon signing up you will be added to the waiting list.  Once on the wait list, you will have the opportunity to pay for the course.  Once you have paid for the course, you will be added to the confirmed list.  Please note, priority is given to members who pay first.

Please also note that the signup/ payment cutoff is December 10, 2014.  In the event we do not have eight confirmed (and paid for participants) the course will be cancelled.  Once the trip list has been confirmed on December 10, I cannot guarantee that we will be able to refund you in the event you must cancel.  BCMC Course cancellation can be found here near the bottom of the page.

If you have any questions or concerns about this course or any other upcoming courses, please don't hesitate to contact me either by phone, or by email (rsimzer at gmail dot com).

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