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Five Fingers Area - Sat, Sep 4 2010, Sun, Sep 5 2010, Mon, Sep 6 2010, Tue, Sep 7 2010, Wed, Sep 8 2010
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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.
|Event Location:||Five Fingers Area / Widgeon Lk.|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Sep 4 2010, Sun, Sep 5 2010, Mon, Sep 6 2010, Tue, Sep 7 2010, Wed, Sep 8 2010
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Aug 28 2010 6:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||5 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$120.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Extended scrambling north of Wigeon Lake. The goal of this trip is the climb the Middle Finger of the Five Fingers group with possible ascents of Peneplain and Obelisk on the way there or back. You must be comfortable scrambling with an overnight pack as there will be extensive travel on 3rd class terrain.
If people are able to leave a day earlier or later, it will increase our chances of being able to get a good weather window for the trip.
We'll fly in and out of Wigeon Lake by float plane and the cost will probably be around $120-$150 per person. Please note that while travelling by float plane is much cheaper than by helicopter, it shares one major limitation: the need for visibility in order to fly. There is always a chance we`ll be stuck at Wigeon Lake for an extra day or two if we don't have good weather on our fly out day. If you absolutely, positively have to be back in town on the day after we plan to fly out, this probably isn't the trip for you.|
|Required Items to Bring:|
Trip organizers will contact participants about required equipment.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
1. Joint trip with BCMC.
2. Applicants will be pre-screened by experience level.
3. After acceptance, payment will be required to secure your spot on the float plane.|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
|Cost Includes:||Float plane in/out.|
|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.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: Flight payment and refund terms are set by the float plane company. Refunds are NOT GUARANTEED if you cancel. It will depend on whether your spot can be filled with another paying participant.