The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Blanshard Needle - Sun, Jul 20 2014

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:Golden Ears Provincial Park, West Canyon parking lot
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 20 2014  7:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 19 2014 2:05:00 PM
Event Duration:10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Very Difficult
Event Leader(s): Alan Trick
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Meet at West Canyon parking lot. Go up Alouette via the Evans-Alouette col, then descend into the Blanshard Needle-Alouette col and scramble up the Blanshard Needle.

Expect a rappel on descent

Required Items to Bring:

Helmet, harness, food water, approach shoes/mountaineering boots, 2 locking biners, belay device

Team gear: ropes, rappel slings to abandon.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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