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[NEW DATE] Whistler Backcountry Skiing! - Sat, Dec 22 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:||Whistler Blackcomb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Dec 22 2018
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 5:45 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Dec 20 2018 5:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||8 hrs|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Let's go ski the Blackcomb Backcountry!
We'll see how the snow is, but I'd like to head
up Blackcomb Glacier, over to Circle Lake and
ski around there. We can boot back up and ski
the other side of Spearhead Glacier then head
to Husume Couloir for our ski out.
Meet at the Excalibur Gondola at BASE II
(access via Parking Lot 6 or 7) at
8:30 am. To buy a pass, go to guest services
next to the Whistler Village gondola. You must
show your avalanche gear to buy a pass). All
participants will have AST 1.
Note: if you need a buy a backcountry pass,
please get to guest services EARLY. They open
at 8 am. If you're meeting us but are in line
for a pass or late, please text me and we will
wait for you at Glacier Lodge. The latest we
will wait for people is 9:30 am; there is
simply not enough daylight to wait any longer.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Whistler backcountry Pass $63 (2017 season
price, may be more) or
Season's Pass/Edge Card, all avalanche gear,
backpack, skis or splitboard, skins, poles,
warm clothes, emergency kit with bivvy sac,
whistle, headlamp, extra batteries, water,
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Repair Kit and tools, Medical Kit, Maps, GPS,
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Meet at the EXCALIBUR Gondola at Blackcomb Base
II at 8 am. This is accessed via Parking Lot 6
or Parking Lot 7.|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||200Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $50.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Monday, February 18, 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 have a black jacket, blue backpack, and pink
G3 skis. I will
have a sign saying ACC SKI TRIP!|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: If you are running late (more than 10 minutes)
contact the trip leader as soon as you can. My
phone number is listed next to my name.