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Leading Trips With The VOC: Slideshow · Thursday, November 7th

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Organized by: Samuel Belanger-McKoy.

Start: Thursday, Nov. 7th, 6:30 pm


This slideshow is geared towards anyone new to leading trips with the VOC. It also extends on Moving Through Terrain on Skis. Taking up in spots where that slideshow left off. I think this slideshow will be informative to a wider range of people and the leadership skills learnt aren't necessarily limited to the VOC but any trip into the backcountry. Some information comes from my experience in the guiding world, i.e. the Mechanized Ski Industry, the ACMG and Mountain Guides. 

What the Slideshow Covers: 
-Planning your trip, taking into account risk and your margin of safety 
-Increasing the safety margin of your trip 
-Leading improvised rescues 
-Glacier Travel decisions 
-Track setting and Pacing 
-and more 

By the end of the slideshow, you should feel comfortable in organizing and maybe even leading a trip. You should hopefully understand how best to go about leading the trip safely. You should be able to recognize the limitation of leading people into the backcountry and understand the mental aspects behind leading a trip. 

The two slideshows combined showcase 100+ slides with even more animations and many hours of time spent making it. It is visual and the pictures are sometimes as interesting and the slideshow itself. I will also be making the trip up from Pemberton to speak and and present these slideshows at my own expense. I believe their worth attending if the topic is of interest to you. 

The duration of the slideshow should be 1.5-2hrs. That's an estimate. I will stick around after if people want to talk and ask questions. 
The location is Room 334 in the Henry Angus Building on Campus 
The Date is Thursday November 7th. Save the date. 
The Time is 6:30pm

Posted: 2013-10-23 20:58:02
Last modified: 2013-11-06 11:12:14