$300

Instructor: Gideon Geerling

Description: A 3-4 day intermediate alpine trip. The venue will either be Aoraki/Mt Cook region or Arthur’s Pass.

Pre-requisites: Experienced with crampons on moderate terrain and be experienced and able to walk and self-manage yourself in the alpine environment. Must be familiar with the following knots – double fisherman’s, figure of 8, alpine butterfly, clove/Italian hitch, prussick (classic, klemheist, french). Must be well versed in basic belay and abseiling techniques. Must be able to Lead Belay with an ATC device.

Venue: Aoraki/Mt Cook region or Arthur’s Pass, or similar.

Accommodation: Wyn Irwin or Kennedy Lodge

Gear list

Date: October 22-25th (arrive at the lodge by 730pm). Back in Christchurch by 25th evening.

Course full? Sign up to the Waiting List and you will be notified if there are drop outs.

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  • Your details

  • You will be added to a Messenger chat group to assist group discussion with course participants and the instructor. Please input your Facebook profile or name on Messenger to make it easy to find you i.e. https://www.facebook.com/joe.bloggs.3/ or Joe Bloggs
  • You must be a CMC member to attend this course as this course is generously subsidised by the CMC Fenwick Trust.
  • If you are not a member, please join the CMC first.
  • Course Details

    This information will help us ensure you are well prepared for the course.
  • Feel free to contact the Instruction Officer before signing up if unsure: instruction@cmc.net.nz
  • Please note that CMC does not hire any gear. You will need adequately stiff boots for this course, flexible tramping boots will not be sufficient, but stiff tramping boots will be OK for an introductory course. If avalanche gear is required for this course, you must bring an avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe. It is best to book these from hire shops as early as possible before the course starts. Please contact the Instruction Officer if unsure: instruction@cmc.net.nz
  • Emergency Contact Details

    Please provide contact details for your next of kin. Please inform this contact person you will be attending this course.
  • Declaration of Risk & Acknowledgement

    I understand the alpine environment involves inherent risks. I understand the instructors will take the utmost caution to manage all risks and ensure student safety but there still remains a residual element of risk in a mountaineering environment that may be beyond their control. I understand I am responsible for my own safety and will take great care to prepare appropriate for the course, conduct myself in a safe way on the mountain, and listen to and comply with instructions at all times.
  • Refund Policy

    I understand that after signing up through this form, if I have to pull out of the course for any reason (including injury), I will receive the following refund depending on the time of cancellation before the course: More than 4 weeks = 100% refund 2-4 weeks = 80% refund 5 days - 2 weeks = 50% refund Less than 5 days = 0% refund This is to protect the CMC from financial losses due to courses running below full capacity as the costs for guides are fixed regardless of participant numbers.
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