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Trip Information
Name: BCMC Intro to Mountaineering - prep session
Starts: Tue May 22, 2018
Meetup: MEC Headquarters 6pm
Return: Tue May 22, 2018

Registration opens: Tue May 22, 2018
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: A0  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 20

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
Profile info:
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Participant Information

Basic Mountaineering Skills Introduction

Tuesday May 22nd from 6:00pm to 9:30pm at MEC Head Office

General Training Plan

 Session 1

  • Evening session
  • Gear overview
  • Clothing/footwear
  • Group management/people dynamics/risks
  • Pre-trip planning


Note:  This course is full and no further applications are being considered.  The 5 applicants on the reserve list have been invited to attend the evening session to enable one of them to fill a spot should one of the 15 be unable to continue (injuries/family emergencies).


Convenient links to the 2018 Mountain Intro Sessions:

Indoor Session, evening:  https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1526618493
Outdoor Session, 1-day:  https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1527126459
Outdoor Session, 3-day:  https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1527390414
Outdoor Session, 2-day:  https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1527535838

Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
Winifred Swatschek Grade: A0 Start: Mon 18 Jun '18
M:1, C:10, W:0
"Trip" for organizer discussion and planning
Winifred Swatschek Grade: C4 Start: Sat 16 Jun '18
M:20, C:25, W:0
Third outdoor and final training session, designed to combine recently learned mountaineering techniques.
Winifred Swatschek Grade: C4 Start: Fri 1 Jun '18
M:20, C:23, W:0
Second outdoor and first overnight training session, designed to further develop mountaineering techniques.
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