The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Clayoquot Sound Kayaking New Destination - Wed, Aug 16 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:Social
Event Location:Clayoquot Sound
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Aug 16 2017  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Aug 15 2017 12:00:00 AM
Event Duration:Aug 16-25.
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Steve S(Sid)
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Member Cost:$300.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

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: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Up front. This is a journey. Please bring smiles. Magical location. I have done this trip several times solo and with others. I am not a guide but will share tips and tricks if you like. You must be comfortable on and in the water. You must have paddling experience as well as basic exit re-entry rescue techniques(you don't need to be guide level though). Class 3, open ocean, swells, current. wind and potential surf landings. Abundant marine life and wonderful white sand beaches. Load up vehicle/s Wed 16th. Thurs 17th morning ferry HSB to Departure Bay. Drive to Tofino. Overnight Paddlers Inn. Friday put in Paddlers Inn Beachfront. The rest dictated by weather and what we mutually plan. Rough itinerary paddle outside coast of Vargas camping various locations as far as Cow Bay and return to overnightat Paddlers Inn for Thursday 24. Friday return Vancouver Departure Bay Ferry to HSB.

Required Items to Bring:
Kayak and required kayak safety equipment. Water must be packed in. Food and overnight supplies for the week. First aid kit. Sun protection. Warm layers for Marine layer. Chart 3673. Camera.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Shared gear can be arranged. I have some extras as well.

How to Get There:
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Member Cost:$300.00/Person
Cost Includes:Approximately $300 per person accommodations, ferry, gas and parking.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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