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North Joffre Cr Horseshoe - Fri, Mar 30 2018, Sat, Mar 31 2018, Sun, Apr 1 2018
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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:||Duffey Lake road - North Joffre Creek|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Mar 30 2018, Sat, Mar 31 2018, Sun, Apr 1 2018
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Mar 29 2018 12:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||3 Days (March 30, 31, and April 1, 2018)|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Very Difficult|
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Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|3 day ski tour around North Joffre Creek with goal of skiing
E face of Saxifrage Mt (40 deg slope) and Mt Oleg. Refer to
John Baldwin's Exploring the Coast Mountains On Skis,
Park at pullout along north side of Duffey Lk road. Ski to
east of Saxifrage Mt. Descend to White Lakes to set up
camp. Depending on time and group ski up Saxifrage via
west ridge and descend E face. (Dist 8.9km, Vert Gained
Day 2: If we did not ski Saxifrage on day 1. Skin up and
Saxifrage back to White Lakes. Pack up camp and ski to
Place Glacier via Oleg-Olds col. Set up camp and ski N or
NE face of Mt. Oleg. (Dist 15km, Vert Gained 1777m)
Day 3: Pack up camp and ski back to car via Joffre
south shoulder of Cirque Pk. Down to NE fork of North
Joffre Cr to logging road and out to parking spot. (Dist
9.4km, Vert Gained 400km)
|Required Items to Bring:|
Will setup Google Doc for gear organization.
skis or splitboard, skins, beacon, probe, shovel, ski
crampons, ice axe.
ropes (shared), harness, binners (locking, non-locking),
sling, prusiks, belay device, ice screw
Tent (possible to share), sleeping bag and pad, stove
and fuel (possible to share), cookware (possible to share),
2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners, daily snacks
Personal Gear: repair kit for your touring setup, personal
first aid kit (blisters, meds), extra batteries
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
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|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||340Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $85.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Sunday, March 24, 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.
- Minimum AST1 training
- Strong ski/boarding and touring ability. Good fitness
and ability to ski up to 40 deg slopes in backcountry
condition (double black ski runs)
- Previous winter camping .
- Glacier travel training would be beneficial
I have not done this route before. This will be a trip of
group decision making.
Any questions or if you want to discuss trip. Please
email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!