The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Zupjok + Llama + Alpaca - Sun, Mar 3 2013

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The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Coquihalla area
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Mar 3 2013  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 1 2013 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:all day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Eva Nagyova
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

The objective of this trip is to ski three peaks Zupjok (1830m), Llama (1900m) and Alpaca (2040m) in Coquihalla summit area. Through the forest we will first climb up to Zupjok (distance 4km, elevation gain 610m), from here we will travel along a nice alpine ridge across a few gentle ups and downs via Llama to finally reach Alpaca. If we are lucky to have clear (maybe even sunny?) weather, this pleasant tour will offer great views of surrounding granite summits in all directions! We will more-or-less follow our uptracks to ski back down. Estimated total distance: 18km. Cumulative elevation gain: 1300m. NOTE: depending on the pace of the group, weather, snow quality, avalanche conditions and other factors, we may turn back from the first or second peak. BACK-UP PLAN: should conditions be really unfavourable, don't you worry we will still ski :-) - right across the valley is a shorter, easier and a very safe route up Iago Peak which is also a nice outing. ITINERARY: Leave Vancouver: 6:00am. Leave trailhead: 9:00am. Total ski time: 8-9 hours. Back by cars: 5:30pm and leave by 6:00pm. Back in Vancouver: 8:30 9:30pm (depending on whether we stop in Hope for dinner group decision..)

Required Items to Bring:
Transceiver, probe, shovel and the ability to use them efficiently! ... Ski-touring gear ... Appropriate clothing ... Food and drink for the whole day ... Good mood! :-)
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):400Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 AM
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $100.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, October 19, 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.

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