ANOTHER GUIDE ADDED - Companion Rescue Refresher with Olivia Sofer and Tamara Dykshoorn, ACMG - Saturday, Dec 09, 2023

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.
The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Kananaskis TBD 
Event Starts:   Saturday, Dec 09, 2023 08:30 AM  
Event Ends:   Saturday, Dec 09, 2023 05:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Dec 08, 2023 12:00 AM  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Peter DuBeau

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 16
Number Registered So Far:   12 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


This one-day companion rescue refresher course by Olivia Sofer and Tamara Dykshoorn, ACMG is designed for individuals who are looking to review and then build upon the rescue skills taught in the AST 1.  Gain an update on the latest techniques for searching, probing, and shovelling. You will also learn how to solve multiple burials, close proximity burials, and deep burial scenarios.  $175pp/$80 active trip leader.

****Payment will be by invoice from****

All registrants will be sent an invoice shortly after registration.

Required Items to Bring:

Wear winter clothing and lots of layers be prepared to stand around in really cold temps. Come expecting to be outside all day.  Bring your lunch, water, tea and own gear.


You should continue to practice the skills you've learned from your AST courses.  If you don't believe me, believe Jeremy Jones from the Art of Shralpinism:  "  insert quote here  "  

Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $80.00 CAD
  • Member $175.00 CAD
  • Guest $175.00 CAD

*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non-recoverable costs). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Rocky Mountain Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, December 08, 2023 at 12:00 AM.