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Trip Information
Name: Mountain Navigation (50% off)
Starts: Sat Jun 16, 2018
Meetup: TBD
Return: Sun Jun 17, 2018

Registration opens: Wed May 16, 2018
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 12

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
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Participant Information

This is a two day course put on my the Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures (MSAA; formerly Whistler Alpine Guides) for skiers, mountaineers, and backcountry travelers who want to refine their skills in navigating alpine terrain, regardless of conditions and weather. The course will cover using topographical maps, compass, online tools, guidebooks, and GPS. 

The full description of the course including a detailed itinerary and curriculum can be found here: https://www.mountainskillsacademy.com/courses/mountain-navigation-whistler-squamish/

This course does not have any prerequisites. The course will be held in Squamish, with the exactly location to be determined closer to the course date. 

The cost for this course is $144.50 + GST - which is 50% off regular price for BCMC members.

To sign up for this course, please take the following steps:
(1) Click "Join this Trip" on the left hand side of this page. You will be added to the Waiting List.
(2) Complete your payment directly with MSAA at this link: https://mountainskillsacademy.rezdy.com/63003/mountain-navigation-coast. Be sure to select June 16. Use the promo code listed under "Course Online Payment" on this trip page to get the discounted price. Once your payment is complete, you will receive a confirmation email from MSAA. 
(3) Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List
(4) Keep an eye on your inbox for further information or instructions from BCMC and/or MSAA

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact the BCMC Courses & Camps Chair, Marlaina at the contact information on the left hand side of this page, or by contacting MSAA directly at info@mountainskillsacademy.com or 604-938-9242.

Trip Organizer & Volunteer Instructor Incentive Program:

If you’ve volunteered your time as either:
(a) a Trip Organizer with 4 or more outdoor trips in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 25% rebate off the course fee, or
(b) Course Instructor (primary volunteer organizer) in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 50% refund off the course fee.
Please email courses@bcmc.ca with your request, along with a list of recent trips and/or course(s) you have been the primary organizer for. 

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