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Herman Saddle or around- Mt Baker ski area - Sat, Jan 20 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:Mt Baker ski resort
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 20 2018  5:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 5:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 19 2018 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Michael
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 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:
Herman Saddle might be a good area to explore, although if the visibility is not good, we might choose to ski some safer slopes from Artist Point.
If you need to stop at the border to clear- up visas and such , please drive on your own across and meet us on the other side at the grocery store right after the border

Remember that No fresh fruits or veggie are allowed across!

This is a trip for intermediate(min of 2 seasons in the backcountry) and advanced BC skiers only. We won't do any crazy chutes but you should be able to ski black runs under any type of conditions and maintain a steady pace the whole trip.



Elevation gain: around 600m Distance: around 10km


Required Items to Bring:
MUST have AST1 training
Shovel, probe and avi beacon
First aid kit for 2
Headlamp with spare batteries
Emergency bivvy
Passport/Nexus card
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
personal two-way radio, helmet

How to Get There:
Event Directions:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):290Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:45 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 $72.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, July 20, 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.

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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