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Pints and Pulleys in the Park · Tuesday, June 7th

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Organized by: Isaac Borrego.

Start: Tuesday, Jun. 7th, 6:00 pm


When you're high up in the mountains things like altitude and exhaustion can take their toll and start to make you feel a little loopy. This can be particularly dangerous in areas where you need focus and skill in glacier travel and crevasse rescue systems. So, I have an idea to simulate this situation that might be just dumb enough to work. Let's meet up by the duck pond at Vanier Park (49.276921, -123.145428) and practice crevasse rescue systems with a twist - we can also have a couple of drinks as we go along and see how our skills fare. I figure if you can rig a perfect 2 or 3 to 1 system while buzzed that's at least some practice for encountering less than ideal conditions on the mountain somewhere... 

Meet at Vanier at 6pm and stay as long as you want. BYOB (no pressure to do so if you just want to practice pulleys without the extra stupidity). This isn't intended as an instructional activity but those who haven't had experience with pulley systems and are curious are welcome to come by and learn/hang out. 

Posted: 2022-05-19 11:06:53