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Name: Crevasse Rescue Course (1 day course)
Starts: Sat Jun 27, 2020
Meetup: TBA
Return: Sat Jun 27, 2020

Registration opens: Wed Jun 10, 2020
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Canada West Mountain School
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Participant Information

This course is for BCMC members only looking to obtain or improve companion rescue skills.  Course will be held June  27, 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:    $135 + GST (Special BCMC Members price).

Course Objectives and ItineraryTaught by Canada West Mountain School (CWMS). The 1-day BCMC Crevasse Rescue Course is for climbers, hikers and skiers who already have previous rope handling experience and are looking to build a solid techniques for using ropes to conduct a Crevasse Rescue. Focusing on building a foundation of Crevasse Rescue skills, you will spend a full day on-snow in a local alpine area learning and practicing technical crevasse rescue systems. This 1-day Crevasse 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: Due to the specialized and technical nature of this 1-day Crevasse Rescue course, participants all must possess previous rope handling skills including belaying, rappelling, top-rope climbing systems or lead climbing.
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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