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ACMG Mountain Expo and Gear Sale

2019 THEME
Planning a safe backcountry ski touring and snowshoeing trip.

Gear Sale - 10:00 to 12:00

  • Buy used gear from our partners and members
  • Visit partner booths to see the latest in backcountry gear and technology

Clinics 

Indoor

Prize Draw 

11:00     ACMG's commitment to safety in the backcountry – ACMG Executive Director

11:15     Planning a trip – ACMG

11: 30    Pre trip resources – Avalanche Canada 

12:00     Human factors contributing to rescues – Parks Search and Rescue (SaR)

12:30     What's in your pack - intro to safety equipment – MEC 

12:50     Light weight rescue gear –Petzl

13:10     Transceivers, product overview – BCA, Black Diamond (BD) and Mammut

13:40     Flotation Devices, product overview - Arc'teryx, BCA, BD

Note all time are approximate

 Prize Draw 

Outdoor Clinics

14:00 – 15:00

Parks SaR –Heli safety demo 
ACMG – Crevasse/cliff rescue demonstration
Partners BCA and BD – Transceivers practical application

Prize Draw 


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Transition to Outdoor Climbing

Learn how to take your gym skills and augment them with outdoor techniques to improve your saftey.

Saturday Oct 5, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Elevation Place, Canmore

Requirment: You must have passed a lead belay test at a climbing gym.


This clinic is sponsored by the ACMG in conjunction with the Town of Canmore and Elevation Place.

The clinic is free and limited to 6 climbers but if you are not a member of EP you will be required to pay the regular drop-in fee.

The clinic is designed to help indoor climbers transition to outdoor sport climbing. It will cover some of the key issues that have been identified as problems in making this change.

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