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beginner friendly rock climbing at the Smoke Bluffs in Squamish - Sun, May 31 2015

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The Basics:
Event Type:Rock Climbing
Event Location:Smoke Bluffs, Squamish
Date(s) & Time:Sun, May 31 2015  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, May 30 2015 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 to 10 hours or so/a lot of the day
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Scott MacPherson
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Meeting at the Smoke Bluffs parking lot at 9am then picking out a crag to fit the group. I'll set up some top ropes and we can hang out and climb for a few hours before and after lunch and depending how smoothly that goes we could move to a different crag mid-day. The group size is small but that's if I'm the only person who has an intermediate or advanced level of experience. If we get another experienced person to join us, I wouldn't mind having a group size of 9. Visiting the Howe Sound Brew Pub might be nice for dinner too. By the way, I live in Squamish so I won't be in any carpools to get to Squamish but I would suggest the St.David's United Church as a meeting place for people who live in the greater Vancouver area. I'll try to keep everyone in touch with eachother via e-mail to make that part easier to coordinate for you folks.

Required Items to Bring:
Helmet, harness, climbing shoes, lunch, water for the day (I think a lot of water so for a sunny hot day I'd go with 2L).
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Chalk bag, sun screen, bug screen, sun glasses, a good lunch, camera, weather appropriate clothing.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:https://www.google.ca/maps/dir//49.7094524,-123.14 21528/@49.708214,-123.1403075,17z?hl=en

Notes:
I expect a low key day. You won't need almost any experience besides being able to top rope safely.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: I expect it will be helpful to know if anyone changes their mind with as much notice as you can.




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