The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mt. Baker via Squak Glacier - Sat, May 28 2016, Sun, May 29 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:Squak Glacier, Mt Baker
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 28 2016, Sun, May 29 2016  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, May 25 2016 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:48131
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Martin Naroznik
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 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)

Intermediate or advanced skiers and splitboarders ONLY. This is a replacement trip for the cancelled Victoria Day weekend trip to Park Glacier.

Saturday: drive to trailhead, ski to Squak Glacier, camp and review glacier travel. Sunday: climb to the summit, ski back to camp, ski back to cars, drive home.

Please indicate whether you have a NEXUS card!!!

Also people with wilderness first aid training may be given preference, please indicate your latest certification.

Required Items to Bring:

Avalanche gear

  • beacon
  • probe
  • shovel (not plastic)

Glacier gear

  • harness
  • 2 prussiks
  • 4 carabiners (two must be locking biners)
  • 2 slings
  • boot crampons (fitted at home)
  • ice ax

Group gear

  • 2 ropes
  • 2 deadmen
  • 4 rope pulleys
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Think about it

  • ski crampons
  • ice screw
  • helmet
  • UV face and lip protection
  • us-can-do spirit
  • positive attitude
  • humour

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
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- 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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