The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mt. Baker (3,286 m) via Boulder Glacier - Sat, May 13 2017, Sun, May 14 2017

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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:Boulder Glacier, Mt Baker
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 13 2017, Sun, May 14 2017  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 20 2017 11:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 days, 1 night
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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

  • Saturday: meet at Van Dusen Gardens on Oak an 37th, drive to trailhead, ski to camp
  • Sunday: ski to the summit, ski Boulder Glacier back to camp, ski out, drive home

Photos from previous ACC trips to Boulder Glacier

Skiing Boulder Glacier in 2012.
Skiing Boulder Glacier in 2009.

Required Items to Bring:

Ski gear

  • skis or split board
  • skins
  • poles

Avalanche gear

  • beacon
  • probe
  • shovel (not plastic)

Glacier gear

  • lightweight ice ax
  • lightweight crampons
  • harness
  • 2 prussiks
  • 3 carabiners

Overnight gear

  • headlamp
  • sleeping bag and pad
  • tent/bivy sack
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Think about it

  • ski crampons (highly recommended)
  • 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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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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