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Ski touring in Blackcomb Backcountry - Tue, Dec 6 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:||Blackcomb backcountry|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Dec 6 2016
|Registration Cut Off:
Tue, Dec 6 2016 6:00:00 AM
|Event Duration:||8 hours|
|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:||
1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|We will meet at the Excalibur Gondola at
People getting a backcountry ticket will have
to grab tickets at the Whistler Base guest
services on their own time. We will meet at the
The backcountry access will be the Excalibur
Gondola,Glacier Express and hoofing it to the
Blackcomb Glacier and then to the East Col. I
am not 100% sure it is allowed to skin up to
the glacier, will let you know tomorrow night
if we will be simply going down to the 7th
Heaven cat track. |
|Required Items to Bring:|
Back, skins, skis, transceiver, probe, shovel
and food. We will have between us one bivvy
bag, one biggish medical kit. If you have
locators or sat phone, bring them. Bring a map
and compass (will probably not be needed but
should be part of kit).
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Sling/webbing and a couple of locking biners.
|How to Get There:|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!