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Wedge Mountain NE Arete Route - Sat, Jun 24 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.
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jun 24 2017
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 8:15 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Jun 23 2017 12:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 Days|
|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:||
8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|The objective is NE Arete route. This is a
classic and one of my favorites. This trip is
open to recent graduates of the Basic
Mountaineering course and anyone else with
basic mountaineering experience who would like
to take a step further. Please be advised that
this is a step up from Matier in terms of level
Itinerary: Leave Vancouver on
Saturday AM, hike a long slog and camp above
glacier in the afternoon. Alpine start/early
attempt on Sunday. Return to Camp, pack up,
out. Arrive back in Vancouver Sunday evening.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Mountaineering gear - shared: rope, pickets -
individual: Harness, Helmet, Biners (2 Locking
non locking), belay device/biner, pulley, Ice
axe(leashed), 2 double length (120m) sling,
cords 2 short and 2 long ones, Mountaineering
boots and crampons that fit those boots.
Camping gear - shared: tent/pot/stove -
individual: sleeping bag/pad.
Clothing: bring appropriate for all weather
conditions in an Alpine environment.
Food: 2 lunches, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, snacks,
Please email me what "shared" gear you have,
if in need of any gear.
|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):||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 Saturday, July 21, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use. Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.
Route is described as (AD- Ice) in the Alpine
#46. Do your research to see if your ability,
fitness, and comfort level fit with the trip.
Any questions please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!