The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Blanchard Needle/Peak - Sun, May 20 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type:Mountaineering
Event Location:Golden Ears Park, West Canyon Parking Lot
Date(s) & Time:Sun, May 20 2018  7:20 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, May 16 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8-10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Alan Trick
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Gain the Blanchard-Alouette Col from the Evan's Valley Trail and Fly's Gully. After that, a little hiking and scrambling gets you to the top of a pointy summit.

The crux of the route is about 5.5 YDS. It can be scrambled the whole way, but it's typically rappelled.

Required Items to Bring:

Helmet, Harnes, Ice Ax, Crampons, Gloves, Boots, Belay Device, 2 Locking Biners, Rain Clothing, Warm Clothing, at least 2 Litres of Water, Food, Sunglasses, Headlamp, Gaiters

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Rope, lots of slings and anchor material

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From the Park entrance
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
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