The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mount Baker Seracs - Thu, Oct 26 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:Ice Climbing
Event Location:Mt Baker, Heliotrope Ridge Trailhead
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Oct 26 2017  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Oct 22 2017 11:05:00 PM
Event Duration:7 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Alan Trick
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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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

We will go to the heliotrope ridge trailhead and hike up to the seracs. Event is weather dependent, so if the forecast deteriorates the event may get cancelled at the last moment. Participants should be able to belay safely and have crampons and ice axes, and some experience using them. Poles are also handy for the stream crossings. Note: a parking pass ($5/1 day) is required at the trailhead.

Required Items to Bring:
Passport, crampons, ice tools (at least 1 set per two participants, mountaineering axe if you're not bringing ice tools personally!), helmet, harness, belay device, warm clothing, headlamp, etc.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Ice screws and draws (if you want to lead), personal anchors, eye protection, spare gloves, rain jacket, warm clothing.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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