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Name: Winter Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue (Ski and Snowboard)
Starts: Sat Dec 07, 2019
Meetup: TBA
Return: Sun Dec 08, 2019

Registration opens: Sun Oct 13, 2019
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Oudina Cherfi
Profile info:
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Participant Information

This winter 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 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: $227.50 + GST (Non-BCMC Fee: $325 + GST)

Possible extra cost: lift access fee for Whistler/Blackcomb access. You may purchase this on your own or through MSAA's website at checkout.


Location: Squamish Day 1, Blackcomb Day 2.

Course Objectives:

The course is delivered over Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the course curriculum, click here


  • Cost does not include transportation to/from course areas, lift access fees (if applicable), or personal equipment except as noted. Use the BCMC forum to arrange car pooling.
  • 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 shop.

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)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 December 7-8 in the drop down menu. 

(3)  Forward your confirmation email from MSAA to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List

(4)  Keep an eye on your email for further information

 If these dates do not meet your schedule there are November 30-December 1, December 21-22, and January 25-26. Same discount applies


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



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