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Patagonia Expedition Race & Potluck - Tue, Jun 23 2009

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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:Meeting
Event Location:Floral Hall, Van Dusen Gardens
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jun 23 2009  6:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jun 23 2009 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Susan Higginbottom
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
This year our end of season June Social will include Volunteer Appreciation Awards. Come out and support our volunteers and say thanks. In addition to the ever popular end of season Potluck, Lynn Erickson will be making a short presentation on Lake O'Hara as a warm-up for her camp there in July.

Feature presentation by Tony Hoare. The 2008 Patagonia Expedition Race was comprised of a dozen teams from countries as diverse as Turkey, France, and Brazil. It is a 10-day event with a race course of approximately 600 km. The four member, mixed gender teams hike, bike, kayak and climb their way through very remote areas of Patagonia some of which have no documented prior traverses before the race. Tony was part of a team of 6 international adventure sports photographers brought down to cover the race. Via trucks, planes, sailing boats and navy gunboats they explored some of the most remote regions of Patagonia to cover the racers. For more information check out the Pa tagonia Expedition Race website.

Required Items to Bring:
Please bring a potluck dish to share.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:37th & Oak Street

Notes:
Members and guests welcome. No need to register for this event.
- 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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