The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Hermans Saddle (or Artist Point) - Fri, Dec 14 2012

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Mt Baker - bring passports!
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Dec 14 2012  8:15 AM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Dec 12 2012 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Day ski
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Patrick Lloyd
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Ski from Upper Baker parking lot up to Herman Saddle and back if weather and avalanche conditions permit: 4 - 5 hours. Bad weather/avalanche & we'll yo-yo in and around Artist Point/Swift Creek.

Required Items to Bring:
Avi beacon, probe, shovel, backcountry skis/board winter gear, lunch, passport, headlamp, GPS if you have one.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
It can be windy at pass so extra layers. It gets dark very early so good headlamp betteries.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at 8:15 at Shell Gas station in Maple Falls which is 20 minutes drive towards Mt Baker from Sumas border crossing. Gas station sells coffee, sandwiches etc. We can carpool from Maple Falls for 1/2 hr drive to trailhead. My landline phone at Baker is 360-599-2285 where I will be until 7:30ish

If anyone wants to go down to Baker Thursday they can crash that nite at my cabin.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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