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Name: Winter Crevasse Rescue
Starts: Sat Feb 23, 2019
Return: Sun Feb 24, 2019

Registration opens: Sun Nov 04, 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 technical crevasse rescue course is for BCMC members who want to strengthen their glacier travel & crevasse rescue skills. You will spend one day in Squamish learning advanced rescue skills and rope techniques applicable to all rope rescue systems, followed by a 2nd day in the an alpine region adjacent to Backcomb Mountain or on Mt Seymour in order to apply your rope rescue skills in an alpine environment. 

Intermediate ski/snowboard ability with backcountry skiing experience, rope-handling skills (knots, belays, use of harness etc.) is required. 

Base course Fee: $235.05 + GST (Special price for BCMC Members; CWMS Non-BCMC Fee: $275 + GST)

Possible extra cost: $62 for the lift access fee for Whistler/Blackcomb access (Subject to 2018/19 Whistler pricing)


Location: Squamish on Day 1, either Blackcomb or Seymour on Day 2

Course Objectives:

The course is delivered over Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the course curriculum, click here: https://themountainschool.com/program/crevasse-rescue-2018/


  • Cost does not include transportation to/from course areas, lift access fees (if applicable), or personal equipment except as noted
  • You must supply your own ski touring or splitboard setup. If you do not have your own equipment, you can rent from MEC Vancouver or from other local mountain shops
  • This course is for BCMC members only

On-line Registration process:

(1) Click “Join this trip” on the left hand side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List
(2)  Complete your payment directly with CWMS at the link shown on the left side of the page under "Course Online Payment". You will receive a confirmation email from CWMS once your payment is completed.
(3)  Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List
(4)  Keep an eye on your email for further information

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.

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact courses@bcmc.ca.

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