The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Snowfest - MEC Vancouver Edition - Sat, Nov 22 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:Social
Event Location:MEC Vancouver, West Broadway
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Nov 22 2014  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Nov 22 2014 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 Day
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Soleil Onoya
Jason Burch
Ian Ross
Rob Brusse
Raz Peel
Paul Geddes
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Come join us at MEC Vancouver Snowfest 2014.

Over 30 exhibitors will be in store to showcase their products; various clinics and workshops will take place through-out the day; lots of free swag will be given-away, and get a 10% off coupon for a single transaction (to be used that day only). You can also score some pretty sweet deals at the GearSwap, or bring your old gear and get some cash for it. Awesome.

The ACC, along with several other other organizations, will have a booth setup to introduce people to who we are, and what we do. Rob, Willa, Paul, Soleil, Raz, Jason & Ian will be at the booth at various times through-out the day, and we would love for you to come say hello! - Depending on when you come, there may or may not be doughnuts!

For more details on the event itself, visit: vancouver

Clinic Schedule:
10:00am-10:45am: Join Barry from Vancouver Ski and Board for this year’s Ski/ Board Repair & Maintenance Clinic. The clinic will cover how to repair damaged skis and boards.
11:00am -11:45am: We are so privileged to have ACMG guide Brian Jones for this year’s Backcountry 101. The clinic will cover avalanche safety and offer attendees a chance to discuss and questions they have.
12:00pm-12:45pm: MEC Vancouver is proud to present MEC Envoy Chris Christie who will be talking about his touring experience.
1:15pm- 2:00pm: Canada West Mountain School presents Snowshoeing 101. The clinic will give snowshoers an intro to backcountry snowshoeing and the safety considerations that come with it.
2:15pm-3:00pm: MEC Vancouver is excited to announce Ski Wild with John Baldwin. John will be focussing on ski mountaineering in the coast mountain ranges and giving some trip reports to help inspire members for this season.

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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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