The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Zoa Peak (Coquihalla) Beginner & Snowshoe Friendly - Sun, Dec 3 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:Coquihalla Pass
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 3 2017  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Dec 1 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 Day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
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: 20 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Directions from Baldwins' 'Exploring the Coast Mountains on skis'.
Route is linear ascend & return along same track

Ski from the highway parking spot up the Falls Lake Rd for 1km
Take a right on to Pipline maintenance road that leads NE, then along a pipeline right of way up onto Zoa's shoulder at 1500m

There may be time to do downhill laps along this stretch of mellow terrain on our return

At height of land head W into the woods and along the gradually opening Zoa ridge.

Zoa summit area offers ski worthy bowls and glades.

Care will have to be taken to ensure slope weather & avi conditions support safe & enjoyable descent options.

Return via same route. Trip is open to newcomers to back country touring.
Some downhill skiing experience would be good. Snowshoers welcome.

Required Items to Bring:
Transceiver(fresh batteries), Shovel, Probe. Skis or Splitboard, Warm clothes, Head lamp
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Flask of hot tea, lunch,

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
Meet at the car pool location Cevron Station (Dominion & Boundary Road) (one block south of Freeway entrance.
Drive 200km / 2.75 hrs to exit 221 (Falls Lake) on the Coquihalla Highway (BC-5).
Proceed through underpass to park on the North Side of the highway.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):420Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 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 $105.00 (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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