The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Avijam Needle Peak Fri Jan 23 2015 - Fri, Jan 23 2015

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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:Coquihalla
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jan 23 2015  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 22 2015 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Gillian M. Palejko
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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)

From Zopkios Parking lot we will go through underpass and across the maintenance yard to the trail head for needle. Ski up through the trees to the ridge lying W of Needle Peak where there are good views at this height. Ski along the ridge to where we could access the east slopes of Flatiron Mt. the Needle Peak can be reached as a class 2-3 scramble if you are equipped. Or simply ski the slope nearby all weather dependent. Return by the same route down through the trees to the parking lot. Then drive to the Lodges to check in around 4.30pm

Required Items to Bring:
skis or split board skins, poles. Transceiver, shovel, probe, map compass GPS if available.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
For group, first aid kit, radios, water, food, extra clothes, etc. See check list.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Arrange your own rides and drive from Vancouver up Hwy.5 and take exit 217, drive through tunnel under highway to the Zopkios Rest Area and park there. Meet the group punctually at 9.00am to check equipment and so on.

Depending on weather condition it may be necessary to choose an alternate ski route. Possibly even before leaving Vancouver. Distance from Vancouver to Zopkios is 195km. Another 14km to the Lodges.
- 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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