|Event Type:||Ice Climbing|
|Event Location:||Mt Baker Seracs|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Oct 20 2012
6:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Oct 19 2012 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||Longish day|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
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|Member Cost:||$5.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|This trip is weather dependant. It will go on if
there is a chance of rain or showers but not if
it's expected to pour.
Meet at Walmart at 6:30 AM and drive down to the
heliotrope Ridge trail head. Hike in to the
Coleman Gl seracs (~2 hrs). This includes unroped
travel on a bare glacier with open crevasses! Set
up some topropes and possibly leading, depending
on group interest and ability. Start hiking back
by 4:00 PM. Possibly dinner in Glacier, WA (if
|Required Items to Bring:|
Passport, crampons, ice tools (at least 1 set per
two participants, mountaineering axe if you're not
bringing ice tools personally!), helmet, harness,
belay device, warm clothing, headlamp, etc.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Ice screws and draws (if you want to lead),
personal anchors, eye protection, spare gloves,
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||240Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $60.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, January 22, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use. Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.
This trip is not an ice climbing course!
Participants are expected to be able to safely
travel on low angle ice (crampons) in order to get
to the seracs. Participants are expected to have
rock climbing experience and preferably ice
climbing experience. I will be happy to help with
climbing tips if you would like but this is not a
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||$5/vehicle Cascades Forest Pass to park at trail
|Make a Payment:||Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!