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Ring Mtn - Sat, May 18 2019

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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:Squamish Valley area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 18 2019  5:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 5:45 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 17 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 day
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
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: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Please be considerate and do NOT sign up unless you are 100% committed for the trip and you are at least an intermediate skier in the Backcountry. If in doubt about your capabilities send me a message and we can talk about it:)
The plan is to use the S500 branch of Squamish Valley FSR and gain as much elevation as possible before turning into the forest.

This is a trip for intermediate 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



Elevation gain: 1600m
Total distance: 18km




Required Items to Bring:
MUST have AST1 training
Shovel, probe and avi beacon
First aid kit for 2
headlamp
emergency bivy
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
personal two-way radio

helmet

ski crampons

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):220Km
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 $55.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Sunday, December 15, 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:
First aid kit is mandatory.
- 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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