The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mount MacFarlane - Fri, Jun 25 2010

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:Chilliwack
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jun 25 2010  7:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jun 23 2010 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5 - 7 hrs (2hrs drive one way)
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Outdoorsgirl
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Meeting at 7 am at Franklin & Kamloops (behind London Drugs) to arrange car pooling. Leaving for Chilliwack at 7.15 am - driving time approx. 2hrs. (2WD) Hiking time for Mount MacFarlane is 5 1/2 - 7hrs. Mount MacFarlane is a fantastic easy scramble. (mostly hiking) Elevation gain is 1770m. Be prepared for several hours of hiking through trees along Pierce Creek before reaching the alpine, where the pleasant ridge hiking begins.

Required Items to Bring:
There is still snow on MacFarlane therefore an ice axe, crampons, gators could be useful.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Chilliwack Lake Road/Vedder Road bridge junction, drive 22.5km on Chilliwack Lake Road and look for Pierce Lake road on right (south). Park at end of Forest Service dirt road, about 200m off the main road. Walk about 1km past gate and find flagged trailhead on left. Route is well marked and boot beaten all the way to Upper Pierce Lake.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 AM
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: If the weather conditions don't allow a safe hike it will be cancelled. I will keep an eye on the weather updates.

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