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Skagit Alpine Club 2022 Basic Mountaineering Course

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The Skagit Alpine Club is offering two different courses this year: an 8-week Basic Mountaineering Course and a 1-week Introduction to Snow Travel Course.

The Basic Mountaineering Course is designed to teach the basics of climbing in the alpine environment. The course consists of both classroom sessions and outings in a variety locations, and is taught entirely by volunteers. No previous mountaineering experience is required, but students are expected to have a minimum level of fitness and to commit to all required coursework. Course cost is $550 ($500 for registration prior to February 1).

The Introduction to Snow Travel Course addresses basic skills and safety using ice axes, basic avalanche awareness and snow travel practice. The course is open to all students, and no previous experience with snow travel is necessary. Course cost is $200.

All course registrations include a one-year membership to the Skagit Alpine Club, which includes monthly meetings, newsletters, and events.

Important Dates:

Registration Opens: January 2nd

Information session: January 19th 7:30 pm PST - Zoom Meeting

Early Registration Closes: February 1st

Registration Closes: March 1st

For more information, please visit the Skagit Alpine Club BMC website at https://bmc.skagitalpineclub.com/

 

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