The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Sigurd Peak via Pokosha Creek - Fri, Jul 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:Squamish, Pokosha Creek FSR
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jul 14 2017  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jul 9 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Brian Messer
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 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: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


The trip will be canceled if the forecast calls for any precipitations!

A 4x4 is required to get as high as we can on the Pokosha FSR: I have space for 3-4 people in mine

I will bring along 2 strong snowshoeing friends, just an FYI in case you don't want to share the trail with them:).

This trip is NOT beginner friendly.

Expect a fair bit of bushwhacking and trail-finding as I've never been there. If you have a GPS track from a previous trip please share it!

Total distance: around 18-20km- could more or less, depending how we exit from the peak/lake area

Elevation gain: 1500-1800m

Required Items to Bring:
MUST have AST1 training
Shovel, probe and avi beacon
Ski crampons
Food and water for the whole day
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:15 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 $50.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, October 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.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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