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Trip Information
Name: Summer Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue
Starts: Sat Jul 06, 2019
Meetup: Whistler
Return: Sun Jul 07, 2019

Registration opens: Fri May 10, 2019
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
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Participant Information

This comprehensive 2-day glacier and rescue course is a gold standard of the industry for mountaineers and alpine climbers. This course provides the necessary skills to not only undertake crevasse rescue and glacier travel, but also how to deal with glacier travel cruxes such as when to rope up, how to assess, cross, and belay or rappel over crevasse snow bridges and bergschrunds. Learn how to navigate complex crevasse fields in this field-based course. Full details can be found here: https://www.mountainskillsacademy.com/courses/summer-crevasse-rescue-and-glacier-travel-whistler-squamish/

This course is taught by Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures by a professional ACMG certified guide. MSAA is offering a special price for BCMC members of $319 + GST (regular price for non-members: $399 + GST). You will also need to purchase a Whistler Blackcomb lift ticket for Day 2 if you do not have a season's pass. You may purchase this on your own or through MSAA's website at checkout.

To register for this course, follow these steps:
(1) Click "Join this Trip" on the left side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List
(2) Once on the Waiting List you will have access to the Course Online Payment on the left side of the page where you will find the promo code. Click this link and follow the prompts to complete your payment on MSAA's secure booking site using the promo code. Be sure to select July 6-7 in the drop down menu.
(3) Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca and you will be added to the Confirmed List
(4) Keep your eye on your email inbox for further updates

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