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Trip Information
Name: 2019 Mountaineering Intro-Session 1: info/prep
Starts: Wed Apr 24, 2019
Meetup: TBA in Planning Forum
Return: Wed Apr 24, 2019

Registration opens: Wed Apr 24, 2019
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

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:55pm to 9:30pm

Meeting Location: details in the Planning Forum

Training Plan for Session 1 — info/prep

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


Participants should bring the gear they possess and think they will need for the course (i.e.: tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, stove, etc). There is no need to purchase or rent any equipment. Bring only what you have.

Note:  applicants on the reserve list will be 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).
Note 2: In addition to the main trainer volunteers, several additional trainer volunteers will be attending and assisting with the Mtn Intro sessions.

Convenient links to the 2019 Mountain Intro Sessions:
Session 1 — info/prep     https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1544514644
Session 2 — introductory skills     https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1544514825
Session 3 — rescue training     https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1544515042
Session 4 — putting it all together     https://bcmc.ca/m/events/view/1544515303

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