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Trip Information
Name: Intro to Mountaineering - outdoor session #3
Starts: Sat Jun 16, 2018
Meetup: 4:25 am - see Planning Forum
Return: Sun Jun 17, 2018

Registration opens: Sat Jun 16, 2018
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 #3

  • Overnight trip: Joffre Lakes (upper area); mostly Stonecrop Glacier towards Slalok Mountain; and some teams on slopes toward Matier glacier.
  • Builds upon the skills from weekends 1 and 2
  • Tenting likely on gravel and rock. 
  • Additional crevasse rescue practice and situations

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 prorated refund may 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.


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

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