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Name: Intro to Mountaineering - outdoor session #2
Starts: Sat May 20, 2017
Meetup: TBA in the Planning Forum
Return: Mon May 22, 2017

Registration opens: Tue May 23, 2017
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 20

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
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Participant Information

Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction

NOTE: applications are no longer being accepted for this course.

Training Plan for Outdoor Session #2

  • Overnight trip... location TBA
  • Travelling on a glacier
  • Roping up in teams of 2, 3, 4 (dividing up the rope, carrying the extra)
  • Steep snow travel techniques
  • Self arrest solo and when roped up
  • Basic crevasse rescue


Please note that the course organizers/trainers are volunteers. Your course fee is paid directly to the BCMC and supports the club.

Changes - Cancellations: This course is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled in case of suspected poor weather.  If the course is rescheduled to another weekend that does not fit into your personal schedule then a full refund will be issued.  IMPORTANT: cancellation fees may apply in case of a cancellation by a participant; please review the BCMC Course Refund Policy for detailed information.

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