Open House 2016
November 27, 11 am - 3 pm
Open House 2016
Winter Mountain Safety
Open House 2016
November 27, 11 am - 3 pm
Open House 2016
Winter Mountain Safety

Winter Mountain Safety Open House

Join us on Sunday, November 27, 2016 for a FREE event at the ACC’s Clubhouse in Canmore as we celebrate the coming snow season and refresh our mountain safety skills.

Open House: 11 am to 3 pm

Open House Activities

  • Free hot dog BBQ for everyone

Bring your kids, bring your parents, bring your appetite! We’ll have hot dogs and goodies for everyone.

  • Transceiver training demonstration

tridentcrevasseThe ACC’s Calgary Section will give a demonstration of proper avalanche transceiver usage. Join in the fun and up your beacon game!

  • Crevasse Rescue Demonstration

The ACC’s Rocky Mountain Section will show you the crevasse rescue ropes – literally.

  • Kananaskis Country Search and Rescue

Check out the gear and the systems the pros use when trouble hits. K-Country Public Safety has your back.

  • ACC Adventures and Yamnuska Mountain Adventures

If you’ve ever considered joining a guided outing, but you’re not too sure what’s involved, here’s your chance to check it out.

  • The Association of Canadian Mountain Guides

The ACMG is Canada’s professional association of mountain guides, hiking guides and climbing instructors. Join them for a presentation on winter backcountry travel safety.

  • CPAWS

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has helped protect over 300,000 square kilometres of Canada’s threatened wild areas. See what the Southern Alberta chapter is up to these days.

  • Buried by Ken WylieKen Wylie – author of Buried

Ken will be at the open house giving a presentation on his guiding career and the events behind his book Buried

 

Dress for the weather and plan on spending some quality time outdoors.

Scheduled events

  • 11:45 pm: Ivan Petrov presentation and screening of their movie Hobnails and Hemp Rope (indoors)
  • 12:30 pm: Free BBQ lunch
  • 1:00 pm: Crevasse rescue demonstration
  • 1:40 pm: ACMG safety presentation (indoors)
  • 2:00 pm: Ken Wylie presentation (indoors)


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