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Washington Pass Mini Camp - Thu, Aug 25 2016, Fri, Aug 26 2016, Sat, Aug 27 2016, Sun, Aug 28 2016, Mon, Aug 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.
|Event Location:||Washington Pass (Klipchuk Campground)|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Aug 25 2016, Fri, Aug 26 2016, Sat, Aug 27 2016, Sun, Aug 28 2016, Mon, Aug 29 2016
|Registration Cut Off:
Sun, Aug 21 2016 5:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||5 Days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 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:||
9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|The plan is to leave after work on Wednesday and set up a base
camp at the
Klipchuck Campground, which is halfway between
Washington Pass and Mazama. From here teams
will have easy access to alpine rock routes in
and around Washington Pass as well as sport
climbing near Mazama. Participants will be
screened and are expected to be self sufficient
and come with a partner. Please let the trip
organizer know who your climbing partner is.The
campground at Klipchuck fills up on weekends
so arriving on Wednesday or Thursday should
enable participants to get a site; you can have
up to 4 people and two tents in a site. Some
of the routes in the area for groups to climb
are The Beckey Route on Liberty Bell and The
Southwest Rib on South Early Winter Spire, plus
many others. Mazama climbing includes routes
like Prime Rib of Goat, 12 pitches of 5.9 sport
climbing as well as single-pitch cragging, a
nice little swimming hole and a great general
store with a coffee shop and microbrew beer.
More routes and information can be found in the
Washington Pass Climbing Guide by Ian
|Required Items to Bring:|
Climbing Gear, Camping Gear and a Partner
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Follow I-5 to exit for hwy 20 and drive to
Washington Pass. About 4 hours of driving; allow
time for border crossing. Meet at Klipchuck
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
|Cost Includes:||$12 per night for the campground and $5 for an
extra vehicle. To be shared amongst campers.
Money for driver if you are carpooling|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!