The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Currie-wedge-spearhead traverse - Sat, Apr 16 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:Garibaldi Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 16 2016  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 1 2016 1:00:00 AM
Event Duration:6 to 7 days
Difficulty Rating:D4: Very Difficult
Event Leader(s): Marcus Tomlinson
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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: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

The plan is for a 6 day trip through garibaldi park beginning with a heli-drop on or near Mt Currie. 2 Days of ski touring around Mystery Creek. Traverse to Weart Gl for a possible ascent of Eureka. Ski down Wedge Pass and link with the Spearhead traverse to be completed in 3 days.

Required Items to Bring:
Lightweight Ski Touring Skis
70-80L Water resistant backpack
Sleeping Pad and Sleeping Bag
Appropriate layers for spring in the high alpine
7 days worth of food
camp stove and fuel for 7 days
Climbing Harness (Glacier Gear)
10 essentails
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):250Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $62.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, October 19, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

$800 shared for the helicopter.
- 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!

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