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Mt. Shuksan (via White Salmon Glacier) WSG - Sat, May 31 2014, Sat, May 31 2014, Sun, Jun 1 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:Mt. Shuksan - White Salmon Glacier (WSG) route
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 31 2014, Sat, May 31 2014, Sun, Jun 1 2014  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, May 29 2014 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:2 Days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Behnam Giwi
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
DAY 1: meet on Sat. May 31 at 6:00 am at Chevron Station (Boundary and Granview Highway). Drive to Mt. Baker ski resort. Skin up White Salmon Glacier (7 hrs with full pack). DAY 2: Sun.June 1st, Climb Mt. Shuksan summit (6 hrs). Ski back to camp, pack-up and ski-out to car. Return to Vancouver on Sunday evening. ROUTE: White Salmon Glacier - Hell's Highway - Summit Pyramid

Required Items to Bring:
-Back-country ski gear (skis, skins, poles, transceiver, shovel, probe) - Ice axe - Boot crampons - Harness,Helmet, 3 cordlets or prusiks - Picket- overnight camping gear (Shared tent,stove,pot)sleeping bag to -10c - 2 litres of water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
ski crampons optional,Sun protection

How to Get There:
Event Directions:https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Chevron+ (with+Town+Pantry),+3030+Boundary+Rd,+Burnaby,+BC+ V5M+4A1,+Canada/Mt+Baker+Ski+Area,+1019+Iowa+St,+B ellingham,+WA+98229,+United+States/@48.8359128,-12 1.6415245,13z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x548676da 6a538cad:0x682277dbaa6ccc25!2m2!1d- 123.023278!2d49.256724!1m5!1m1!1s0x5484f615df62fbb f:0x2c8404fa3f67a591!2m2!1d-121.655972!2d48.862218
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):260Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $65.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, November 20, 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:
Guests wishing to register for this trip must email the leader at begiwi@yahoo.com. Trip GO - NO GO depends on both good weather and low/Moderate avalanche condition . LOOKING FOR 2 additional 30m 8mm ropes. Please let me know if you can bring one. REQUIRED SKILLS - must be able to: - ski black run with pack - climb up to 40 degree with boot crampons Class 4 to low 5 snow/rock (for pyramid section) Info Link: http://www.alpenglow.org/ski- history/topos/mt-shuksan.html
- 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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