The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Athelney Pass, north of Pemberton - Fri, Oct 5 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location:Athelney Pass, north of Pemberton
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Oct 5 2018  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Oct 4 2018 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 nights, 4 days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Chris Barton
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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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Drive to trailhead north of Pemberton (4.5 hours) and hike in along Salal Creek (may involve route-finding and bushwhacking). 15km with 800m of elevation gain (could be 8+ hours). Hiking on river rocks so hiking poles recommended. Arrive at amazing high pass with huge glacier running down into valley bottom. Find camping spot and spend two days exploring peaks, ridges and old mining camps. Return to Vancouver by Monday evening. Great article and photos here of the area:

Required Items to Bring:
Camping gear, headlamp, waterproofs, warm clothing, sun hat, hiking boots, sunscreen, sunglasses.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking poles, camera, whisky.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive to Pemberton, turn left and keep going until you can't.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):500Km
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 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 $125.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Thursday, November 21, 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.

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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