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Name: Mountain Weather & Navigation - SPECIAL LAST MINUTE
Starts: Sat Nov 18, 2017
Return: Sun Nov 19, 2017

Registration opens: Thu Nov 16, 2017
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 16

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
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Participant Information

Build your toolkit of mountain skills with our 2-day mountain weather and navigation course. In this course, you will learn to interpret modern weather forecasting tools, recognize changing hazards in the field, navigate with a map and compass, and build a travel and safety plan for diverse alpine terrain regardless of conditions and visibility. This course will also cover whiteout navigation and contingency planning, essential skills for backcountry skiers, mountaineers, and alpine hikers. 

This course will be taught by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures. The first day will be in the classroom in Whistler, while the second day will be in the field in Squamish. See the full course description here: https://www.mountainskillsacademy.com/courses/mountain-navigation-whistler-squamish/

Students are expected to bring a laptop or tablet, compass with adjustable declination and a mirror, Rite in the Rain notebook and pencil, and clothing appropriate for being outside both days.

To register for this course, follow these steps:
(1) Click 'Join this Trip' on the left hand side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List
(2) Call the office at Mountain Skills Academy at 604-938-9242 and book directly with them. Be sure to mention you're a BCMC member to receive 20% off
(3) You will be added to the Confirmed List once you've paid (be patient here as it's a manual process. Once you've paid with MSAA, consider yourself confirmed)
(4) Keep an eye on your inbox for further logistics details
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