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Spearhead Traverse - Fri, Mar 18 2016
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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.
|Event Location:||Whistler Backcountry|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Mar 18 2016
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Mar 11 2016 11:55:00 AM
|Event Duration:||3 Days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Very Difficult|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$60.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members Only, All Ages Welcome
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)
This will be the standard Spearhead traverse
over three days (weather cooperating) from
Blackcomb to Whistler. If the weather
cooperates, I would like to attempt some of the
steeper runs in the area during the trip
(double blacks). Due to the nature of the area
this trip will be postponed if avalanche and
weather conditions do not look reasonable.
Participants will be pre-screened based on
their prior trips with the club and myself. I
will finalize the trip participants near the
end of January.
I am willing to expand the group size if
another leader is interested in joining and
expanding the size. Please message me if
Participants are expected to have glacier
travel training and at least the equivalent
training of AST-1|
|Required Items to Bring:|
Shared items: tent(s), stoves, fuel, cooking
supplies, food, rope, first aid kit(s)
Personal Items: skis or splitboard, skins,
beacon, probe, shovel, glacier travel gear,
sleeping bag, pad, clothes, headlamp, food,
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
ski crampons, sunglasses, camera, gps etc.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Carpooling will be arranged closer to the date|
Note: I have not done the trip in full before.
BEFORE signing up for the trip, interested
participants must make themselves knowledgeable
of the route and what is involved. Route
finding will be crucial for the success of the
trip and all participants are expected to
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost Includes:||Whistler backcountry ticket|
|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.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!