Registration Is Open For The 2020 Frostbite! Symposium — Traversing


Registration has opened for the Frostbite Symposium which will take spot January 3rd to 5th in 2020. Frostbite! is hosted at Foothills Camp &amp Retreat Centre. The camp is situated about 25 minutes west of the QE2 highway, close to Bowden, AB

Frostbite is Canada’s 1st winter gathering that brings collectively instructors and students to understand and discover the art of winter travel in the Canadian Bush. The instructors are each students and volunteers, but represent collectively, some of the most respected names in outside education, bushcraft and wilderness survival in Canada.

Be positive to verify out the schedule for the occasion.

Points that are new this year:

  • Sessions have been lengthened to four hours to accommodate time intensive sessions such as Willow Baskets and Bow Creating

  • Registration charges will have to be paid inside 48 hours, or course registrations will be cancelled

  • Kid Friendly Courses:  Take into consideration linking Kid Friendly Mittens with Crystal collectively with Open Weaving with Jess.  Fantastic courses to do as a parent/kid group.

Points to Try to remember:

  • Foothills Camp Kitchen will be open in the course of Frostbite and serving vegetarian meals.  Meal reservations will have to be produced at least 7 days in advance.

  • Bushcraft Rummage Sale.  Location your old, further outside gear and crafts up for sale, silent auction or trade.  $1.00/item. Auction will be referred to as, then all sales to be facilitated by the seller.

Points that May Occur:

Frostbite! is functioning with an Instructor Duo to potentially present a snowshoe lacing workshop that would begin the day just before Frostbite.  You will understand the secrets of lacing conventional snowshoes with monofilament, a brilliant collision among the ancient and the modern day.  This occasion would run from 9:30am on Thursday, till five:00pm on Friday. You would leave with a new pair of freshly laced snowshoes. Expenses are nevertheless becoming calculated, and we will let you know how issues create.  To be added to the mailing list for this course, please send a message to [email protected] 

 Registration is $65 which delivers access to the following:

  • Camping (non-hookup) for two nights

  • Access to hot showers and heated toilet facilities

  • Attendance at Keynote Presentations

  • All course tuition

  • Catered meal on Saturday evening

  • Copious hot drinks

What is not integrated?

  • Meals (except Saturday Supper) are on your personal

  • Foothills Camp Kitchen will be serving meals, and tokens can be bought in advance.

  • Components charges: Instructors may well charge to cover their expenses

  • Your private gear and clothes

Other Solutions that May Interest You:

You can reserve indoor accommodations that variety from private Lodge Rooms to heated cabins that sleep four or eight people today.  You are in a position to make your choice when you comprehensive the registration kind.

Remain connected with the Frostbite Symposium by following them on Facebook and Instagram.


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