The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Russet Lake Camp and Fissile Peak Scrambling - Sat, Jul 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:Scramble
Event Location:Russet Lake, Whistler
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 16 2016  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 15 2016 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Overnight
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Kevin Kuchinski
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Member Cost:$10.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

We will leave Vancouver at 9am on July 16. Once arrived in Whistler, we will follow the Singing Pass trail to Russet Lake and camp overnight. The following morning, we will either scramble Fissile Peak, then we will return to the car via the Singing Pass trail. We will be back in Vancouver by 9pm the evening of July 17. If the group is in favour, there is the option to ride the Whistler Mountain gondola and follow the Musical Bumps trail to Russet Lake (lovely scenery), but there is an additional $55 associated with this option.

Required Items to Bring:
Overnight backpacking and camping gear, scrambling gear (primarily an ice axe)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
A warm sleeping bag appropriate for camping in the alpine - Russet Lake gets a bit chilly, even in the summer!

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive north to Whistler on Highway 99, turn right onto Village Gate Blvd, turn left onto Blackcomb Way, park in the overnight lot
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):250Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 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 $62.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Thursday, November 21, 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.

Trail information is available here: ldi/singing.html
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$10.00/Person
Cost Includes:Camping fee per person.
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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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