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SNOWJAM-Iago +/- Great Bear - Thu, Feb 27 2014

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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:Iago and Great Bear area
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Feb 27 2014  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Feb 24 2014 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:all day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
This is a SNOW JAM event and preference will be given to those who are staying at the Coquihalla Lakes Lodge for the weekend. Leave Chevron Station Boundary Rd & Dominion @ 6:00am. Meet @ Zopkios Pullout for 8:30 start Skin up to Iago Peak, re-assess the conditions of the terrain, snow and participants - if all good, continue another 1km along the ridge to Great Bear Peak. Return to Iago and from there ski North-facing runs all the way to the bottom. Elevation gain: 520m, total distance 10-12km. Detailed description in John Baldwin's book "Exploring the Coast Mountains on skis", pg 199.

Required Items to Bring:
Transceiver, probe, shovel AND the ability to use them efficiently! Appropriate clothing, food+water for the day.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Good mood and positive energy :-) If, you've tried everything else in the area...you may want to join us for this initial SNOWJAM warm up Event to be followed by partying around bonfire later

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):12Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $3.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, November 17, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Notes:
This is intended to be a Beginner & Snowshoe (as long as we have at least 2 snowshoers) friendly event....
- 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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