75% Refund if cancellation is received 90 DAYS prior to the course commencement.
50% Refund if cancellation is received 60 DAYS prior to the course commencement
NO Refund for cancellations received with less than 60 DAYS notification.

  • All attendees and applicants are advised to secure travel or other cancellation insurance available through various suppliers or perhaps your credit card will provide the coverage. You are responsible to check that you have coverage for cancellations.
  • Generally CSMM policy is that cancellations will incur a minimum charge of a $ 500.00 administration fee or the charges based on the refund policy noted above.
  • The cost to prepare for a course and pre-book accommodation and other resources requiring deposits (i.e. mountain guides or other subject matter experts) dictates the refund policy noted above, as CSMM operates as a non-profit organization and cannot absorb any losses.
  • Note: Under extenuating circumstances a COURSE FEE PAID may be carried over to a future course less a minimum administration fee of $ 500.00 plus any costs incurred for prepaid expenses i.e. hotel, back country lodge, mountain guide, etc.