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Intro to winter camping - Fri, Jan 5 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:Skiing
Event Location:Iago/ Zupjok
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jan 5 2018  5:45 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 3 2019 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 days/ 1 night
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Marcus Tomlinson
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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: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
**Please read the entire trip description before signing up**

This trip is intended for those with some touring experience who have not done winter camping before.

Only sign up if you can commit to this trip. shared gear must be coordinated in advance and drop outs will be disrupt the planning.

Participants are expected to have good technical riding skills for runs up to black diamonds in any conditions, a minimum of 5 days of touring, adequate fitness for 2 days of touring and 1 night of winter camping. Prior summer camping experience is an asset but not required. If you are uncertain if you have the expected experience please add your name and then contact me.

I may increase the group size to 8 people but no more.

ICal has limited space for describing your experience so please send an email to me instead.

During the weekend we will discuss site selection, site preparation, hygene, leave-no-trace ethics, cooking, how to stay warm and dry, planning for longer trips and other topics.

A planning worksheet for shared gear will be sent to the group in late December or early January.

This trip will be cancelled if is expected to be too warm, -15 or colder overnight, heavy snowfall, or at the discretion of the leader.


Required Items to Bring:
AT skis or splitboard, day touring gear, extra layers, 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, snacks, overnight gear, tents (shared), -7 to -15 sleeping bag, sleeping pad, stoves and pots (preference for liquid fuel, 1 per 2 people), 50L to 60L pack.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Chocolate for the leader

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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