The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Introduction to Backcountry Skiing - Sat, Jan 25 2014

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The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Paul Ridge, Garibaldi Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 25 2014  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 24 2014 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Jay MacArthur
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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: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Meet at St. David's Church in West Van at 7 am Drive to Paul Ridge in Garibaldi Park - the trail to Elfin Lakes Practice using skins and getting used to climbing uphill A bit of skiing in alpine, but I don't think the snow will be that great. We will do a avi beacon practice, if you don't have one I will bring 3 of the clubs to try out. Let me know if you need to borrow one. You need try to get one from Behnam or MEC once my 3 are assigned. Hopefully have lunch in sun. Ski down on icy road (sorry about the lack of fresh snow)

Required Items to Bring:
Skis, boots, poles, skins Warm clothes, lunch
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