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Date Tuesday  5/14/2013
Group Boulder
Event Title Basic Snow Travel, Boulder Group
Status Unknown
Member Price $30.00
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)

Location

Boulder Group Clubroom: 633 South Broadway Unit K, Boulder, Colorado, 80305. In the Table Mesa Shopping Center above Elevations Credit Union (and around the corner from Neptune Mountaineering)

For more info Contact

Jim Leffingwell, Snow School Director
snow@cmcboulder.org


Details

NOTE: Sign-ups start on Monday, February 26th at 8am. At that time the Authorization Code will be removed.
This course covers basic snow travel techniques, useful for Colorado peaks in late the spring and early summer. Learn about safe ascent and descent of moderate snow slopes using an ice axe, self-arrest and self-belay techniques, and other considerations for snow travel. Helmets and ice axes provided.
Prerequisites:
-- Hiking and Survival Essentials or equivalent experience.
-- Self-sufficiency in snowy conditions - the ability to learn in a snowy environment including clothing, water and eating.
For more information, see http://www.cmcboulder.org/bms/basicSnow.html.
LECTURE:
Tuesday, 5/14, 6:30pm
FIELD TRIP:
Saturday or Sunday, 5/18 or 5/19
If the course is full, please contact BMS at bms@cmcboulder.org to be put onto the wait list.
SIGN-UP REQUIREMENTS: You must be a current CMC member to sign up for these courses. There will be no Orientation Night. Sign up at www.cmc.org starting on Tuesday, February 26, at 8am. Please sign up for courses only if you are able to attend ALL of the lectures and the field trips. Sign up for courses only if you own, can borrow or purchase the equipment required to take part in the field trips. When you sign up for a course, be sure and check the prerequisites. If you sign up for a course and do not have the required prerequisites, you will have to drop out of the course and be refunded as per the Refund Policy below.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Please note that if you have to cancel within 2 weeks of the 1st class and there is no waitlist or nobody on the waitlist is able to fill your space, there will be no refunds! To withdraw from a course, send an email to bms@cmcboulder.org. Ten percent (10%) of the cost of the course will be withheld for refunds granted if cancellation occurs more than two weeks in advance of the 1st class or if your spot is filled by someone on the waitlist.


Notes



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.