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Golden Ears Camping - Sat, Sep 12 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:Hike
Event Location:Golden Ears Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 12 2015  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Sep 9 2015 11:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 days (Sat - Sun)
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Robert Tam
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$5.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
*Changed from Elfin due to Gran Fondo Traffic* Drive to Golden Ears Park trailhead. Camp up at Panorama Ridge. Summit Golden Ears on Saturday or Sunday depending on time that camp is set up.

Required Items to Bring:
10 Essentials, Tent, Sleeping Bag, Stove. Organizer will bring GPS, and SPOT emergency device
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Bug Spray, Camera, Water filter/tablets

How to Get There:
Event Directions: The trail to Golden Ears starts along the West Canyon Trail located in Golden Ears Provincial Park. To get to the start the start of the trail, drive east through Vancouver and merge onto Highway #1 (Trans Canada Highway) heading eastbound. Drive through Burnaby and just before the Port Mann bridge, exit at United Blvd. / BC Highway 7B, exit #44. Follow the signs for BC Highway 7B, the Mary Hill Bypass. Follow the Mary Hill Bypass and merge to the right onto Lougheed Highway Eastbound (BC-7 E). Cross over the Pitt River Bridge and drive through Pitt Meadows and into Maple Ridge. Turn left onto Dewdney Trunk Road and follow this road as you bypass the busy streets of Maple Ridge. At the lights at 232nd Street, turn left. Follow 232nd Street until you see a park on your right and turn, in the roundabout, onto 132nd Avenue. Stay on the main road as it weaves through a residential area and then into Golden Ears Park, passing the main gate at the entrance to the park. Stay on the Golden Ears Parkway for quite sometime until the paved road becomes a dirt road. Watch for signs on the left to the West Canyon Parking Lot and turn left, driving up the hill. A short distance later, you will arrive at the gravel parking lot where the trail begins
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):100Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 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 $25.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Friday, November 16, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Cost Includes:camping fee
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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