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Heart Strings - Sun, Jan 24 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jan 24 2016  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jan 23 2016 1:00:00 AM
Event Duration:4 to 5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Martin Siegert
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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Meet at 7:30am at St. David's Church, Taylor Way Exit of Hwy 1; drive to Duffey Lake Road; assess conditions and ski Heart Strings if deemed possible

Required Items to Bring:
beacon, shovel, probe; backcountry ski equipment
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):350Km
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 $87.50 (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:
There are two critical sections on this trip:
(1) there is a steep bootpack on the ascent;
(2) the entrance to the run is steep.
If visibility and/or stability is bad, we will choose a different objective, e.g., Rohr Ridge/Rocky Horror Powder.
- 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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