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Name: Crevasse Rescue Course
Starts: Sat Jun 20, 2020
Meetup: TBA
Return: Sun Jun 21, 2020

Registration opens: Tue Jun 09, 2020
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Canada West Mountain School
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Participant Information

****Please sign up even if the course is full. This will help me get another course going.****

This course is for BCMC members only looking to obtain or improve companion rescue skills.  Course will be held June  and 20-21, 2020.

Note 1: if this course is not fully booked, i.e. 6 paid participants, this course may be cancelled and refunds will be provided to those that paid.

Base Course Fee:    $235 + GST (Special BCMC Members price).

Course Objectives and ItineraryTaught by Canada West Mountain School (CWMS). This Crevasse Rescue course is ideal for Hikers and all outdoor enthusiasts looking to venture onto Glaciated terrain in summer or winter. Focusing on building a foundation of Crevasse Rescue skills, you will spend one day in Squamish or North Vancouver learning rope handling and technical rope skills and techniques applicable to all rope rescue systems, followed by a 2nd day in a local alpine area where you will apply crevasse rescue skills on snow. This course provides a very intensive and hands-on learning experience.


Equipment: This CWMS two day course will include all technical equipment and guiding/instruction services by the guide. Please note that participants will have to supply their own mountaineering gear (Mountaineering boots, crampons, food, proper clothing). See Basic Equipment List . The Techincal Equipment List is provided by CWMS. 
Prerequisites: Participants must be in good physical condition with previous hiking experience. This 2-day course does not require prior climbing or rope handling experience. 
For more information about the course, visit this page: https://themountainschool.com/program/private-bcmc-crevasse-rescue-2020/
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 you are on the Waiting List, 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
Please use the BCMC covid guidline for transporation. 
If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact Linda at 604.878.7007 or  Oudi at courses@bcmc.ca .
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