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17 06, 2013

Thrashers Weekend 2013 – Training

2016-10-30T13:11:16+00:00 June 17th, 2013|climbing, training, trip reports|

This year's Thrashers Weekend was filled with activity even though the weather wasn't the best. Friday was used as a training course for belaying and setting up top-rope anchors.  Many of our Section's rope leaders attended, working mostly on "D" slab at Wasootch.  It was great to see so many rope leaders out for this [...]

30 01, 2012

You Want to Climb Ice, Eh?

2016-10-30T13:11:17+00:00 January 30th, 2012|climbing, training|

by Jeff Dmytrowich Climbing ice sculpted like blue glass can be one of the most demanding, exhilarating, and beautiful forms of climbing. Waterfall ice is a wonderfully varied medium, it can form in sheets, smears, pillars, bulges, grooves, icicles, roofs, cones, chandeliers and cauliflowers. It can also range in hardness from concrete to ice cream [...]

29 07, 2011

Annual Mountaineering Camp

2016-10-30T13:11:17+00:00 July 29th, 2011|activities, climbing, mountaineering camp, training, trip reports|

by Dave McCormick From July 21 to 26, the Section held its Summer Mountaineering Camp, this year at the Peyto Hut on the Wapta Icefield. Every imaginable weather accompanied us during the week, from rain to snow to solar furnace. A total of 18 participants, some new to any kind of mountaineering, spent the week [...]

18 05, 2010

Wilderness First Aid Course (3 days)

2016-10-30T13:11:18+00:00 May 18th, 2010|activities, training|

Dates: September 27 & 28, 2010 with the 3rd day in October to be determinedTime: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm each dayCost: $275Instructed by: J & T First Aid ConsultingClassroom sessions will be at 1375 Lorne St, Regina with the outdoor session location to be determined.Note: If you already have Standard First Aid/CPR, including AED, [...]

29 03, 2010

Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course – December 2009

2016-10-30T13:11:18+00:00 March 29th, 2010|activities, safety, training|

by Wendy White In December 2009, the Saskatchewan section of ACC organized a 20 hour Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course that was put on by First Aid for Life Saskatoon. There were twelve participants with diverse interests from diving to climbing to backcountry skiing. My husband Dick and I both took the [...]

30 12, 2009

Introduction to Backcountry Skiing

2013-03-03T20:29:01+00:00 December 30th, 2009|skiing, training|

by Bob Hawboldt[This post has been updated on January 14 from the original post]This trip is intended to allow people new to backcountry skiing a chance to give it a try, and allow more experienced skiers to get out and do some skiing.Preliminary Itinerary:Wednesday, January 27, 1930h – 2100hPresentation and Gear ReviewLocation: at the U [...]

22 10, 2009

Wilderness First Aid Course Proposed

2013-03-03T20:29:01+00:00 October 22nd, 2009|training|

The Section has organized a Wilderness First Aid course, a 20-hour program that will prepare participants for unexpected problems in the backcountry,A total of 8 participants are needed for this course to run.For more information, contact Bob Hawboldt at training@accsask.caDeadline for registrations is November 2nd.