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Needle Peak Hike - Wed, Jul 8 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:Zopkios Rest Area
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 8 2015  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jul 6 2015 11:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4-7 hrs roundtrip
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Sachiv Ahir
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

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:
Meet at Car pool area at 6am. It takes 3.5 hours to drive to the trail head. ETA 9:30/10 am. Hike is approx ~4-7hrs round trip; 13km. Be back at car by 5pm. Arrive home (to Car pool area) by 8:30/9pm. Times are dependent on car stops(gas/food/bathroom breaks), speed of hikers on trail and traffic.

Required Items to Bring:
hiking boots, lunch/snacks, plenty of water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
positive attitude

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive north from Hope on Highway 5 (Coquihalla Highway) to the Zopkios Ridge rest area (exit #217). Instead of turning under the highway towards the rest area, turn right as though you're heading towards the nearby highway maintenance shed. Look for a small gravel pipe- line service road on your right and park alongside it. The trailhead is off of the pipeline service road, immediately after the small creek next to where you parked.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):410Km
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 $102.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Thursday, November 15, 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.


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




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