|Event Location:||Callaghan Valley|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 4 2017
6:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Mar 3 2017 7:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||1 day|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
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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:||
6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Gin Peak is the summit immediately south of
Rainbow Lake. It makes a nice day trip when
approached from Whistler Olympic Park in the
There is a ski run north off
the summit to Rainbow Lake. North and Northwest
facing slopes going down to Hanging Lake are
also excellent ski runs.
The exit from this trail is always "fun":you
must be comfortable with tight tree skiing.
Distance: 12km or so
|Required Items to Bring:|
As usual, for any ski trips, you need to have
done your AST1 training and bring with you:
for the day
layers of clothing and a good vibe!
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Access is from Whistler Olympic Park, the
cross-country skiing, biathlon and ski jumping
facility in the Callaghan Valley. Whistler
Olympic Park is at the far end of Callaghan
Valley Road, which leaves highway 99 north of
Brandywine Falls, about 20km south of Whistler.|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||250Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $62.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Friday, April 19, 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.
For anyone with a gps, here is the track that
you can load on your device: |
Gin Peak GPS
Inside the archive, there is one GPS file and
one KML file to be used with Google Earth.
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Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!