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Pemberton Icefield from the Squamish Headwaters - Sat, Sep 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.

The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:Squamish River Headwaters
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 1 2018  7:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 30 2018 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 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: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Drive up Squamish river valley to headwaters. Follow trail up to Little Ring Peak (dramatic volcanic plug like Black Tusk). Fantastic views of glacier on edge of Pemberton Icefield. Hike down into valley below glacier. Lots of interesting lakes and basecamp options. Possible peaks are Callaghan N3, Numbers, and Torah. Friday night car camping would be a good option.

Required Items to Bring:
Camping gear, waterproofs, sunhat, sunscreen etc
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Whiskey! Ice axe, crampons/microspikes, helmet - optional depending on how serious you are about peaks. Trip will have a basecamp in valley so up to participants on what they want to do once there.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):300Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 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 $75.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, December 11, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Notes:
- 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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