The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Ski tour to Whirlwind Peak - Sun, Mar 22 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:Whistler Mountain backcountry.
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Mar 22 2015  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Mar 19 2015 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Manouane Deschenes
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$56.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

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: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Meet at the Whistler Guest Services office. We will board the Whistler Gondola, then Peak Chair and traverse to the backcountry gate, towards Flute. We will follow Musical Bumps to Whirlwind or explore towards Fissile. Return through same road and back down in the resort. Consult "Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis", page 73.

Required Items to Bring:
Skins, transceiver, skis, poles, larger day pack or avi pack, food for the day, ski crampons. Warm clothing. Goggles and sunglasses.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Map, compass, gps. Bum pad.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive North on Highway 99. Park at free parking lot 4 or 5 in the village. Whistler Guest services is at the base of the mountain near the Whistler Gondola.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 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 $50.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Sunday, October 13, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Please organize carpool from most convenient place for the participants.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$56.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$56.00/Person
Cost Includes:The only cost is the Backcountry ski pass for the day.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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