The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Whistler Blackcomb Backcountry - Sun, Dec 17 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:Whistler Blackcomb
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Dec 17 2017  8:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Dec 15 2017 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Thomas Bissig
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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: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Let's go ski the Whistler Blackcomb Backcountry! Possible areas include Disease Ridge or Cowboy Ridge. Open to other areas after group discussion. We will not be skiing advanced chutes or routes that require extensive travel due to limited daylight. Let's meet at the Gondola at 8 am sharp (upload at 8:30 am). We will wait for those who need to buy a pass. All participants must have AST 1.

Required Items to Bring:
Backcountry Pass $62 All Avalanche Gear Backpack Skis, Splitboard, Skins,Poles Extra warm clothes, emergency kit with bivvy, whistle, headlamp, extra batteries Water, food Your Smile!
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at Whistler Village Gondola at 8 am.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):200Km
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 $50.00 (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.

I will meet everyone at Whistler as I am staying in Pemberton overnight. Trip will be cancelled if Avalanche conditions are considerable (or higher).
- 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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