As a requirement of participation with Ascent Fraser Valley Guides and Mountain School, you will be required to sign a waiver of liability prior to the beginning of the activity.
None for this course.
Day 1 will take place outside (weather dependant) in Chilliwack.
Day 2 will take place in the alpine. Both days will be 8:00- 4:30
1 : 8
- Waterproof gloves
- Waterproof Jacket, Pants, Base layers
- Headlamp (with fresh batteries)
- 30-40l day pack
- Water bottle
- Mountaineering Ice Axe
- Climbing harness/ mountaineering harness
- Climbing Helmet
- Prusik cord
- 6m of 7mm static cord. ( one 5m long and one 1m long)
- 3 locking carabiners (or 2 locking with one being a "3 way" locker)
- 2 non-locking carabiners
- Well fitted mountaineering boots
Basic level of fitness required. We will be in the snow for 8-10 hours, working, hauling and digging.
The field portion of this course will occur in the local Fraser Valley backcountry.
The classroom training will have to be completed individually via virtual training prior to the course dates. The field days will start at 8am and run until 4:30pm.
No previous mountaineering experience is required.
*It is the clients responsibility to secure equipment prior to the course or trip. If renting through Mt. Waddington Outdoors, you will receive a discount code for online rentals. Please allow adequate time to acquire your rental gear, specifically if shipment is required.
Venue: Chilliwack River Valley, Coquihalla