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Alpine Club of Canada
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Spearhead Traverse (Sat - Sun) - Sat, Apr 2 2016, Sun, Apr 3 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:||Spearhead Traverse - Blackcomb to Whistler|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Apr 2 2016, Sun, Apr 3 2016
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Apr 2 2016 6:00:00 AM
|Event Duration:||2 days 1 nights out|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: 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, 18 & Older Only
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)
Spearhead Traverse - Exploring The Coast
Mountains On Skis, John Baldwin, Third Edition,
Sat April 2 Traverse & Ski to Vicinity of
Proposed McBeth Hut site.
Sun April 3 Traverse & Ski out via Whistler or
Singing Pass arriving at Whistler Village in late
Participants must be very fit, advanced level
skiers and able to handle a demanding pace (about
20 k per day) for this 2 day trip.
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 trip organizers.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Avi gear, glacier travel/crevasse rescue
gear, overnight gear, cooking gear, tent. Shared
gear will be organized prior to the trip.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Maps, compass, GPS, cellphone, ski crampons
The organizers 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 contribute.|
- 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!