The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

McBride Traverse - Sat, Apr 24 2021

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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:McBride Range
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 24 2021  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Apr 20 2021 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 to 8 days - but allow for a 2 week window to ensure good weather
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
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)


Please read the entire description before signing up.

A traverse through some of the South Coast's most rugged terrain...bring your A-game.

I am flexible with later dates. Contact me if something else works better.

A minimum of 6 days is needed to complete the traverse from Blackcomb to Rubble Creek. Exiting along the Garibaldi Neve to Diamondhead will take an extra 1 or 2 days with a possibility of summitting Mt Garibaldi.

Everyone must have ast1 equivalent or better, fitness to sustain up to 8 days of travel, excellent technical ski skills, prior touring experience, and glacier travel and crevasse rescue training. Overnight experience is an asset but not required.

This trip is challenging for split boarders due to side hilling on steep terrain. Experienced boarders only.

Please describe your touring experience, skiing skills, general fitness glacier training and note if you have a winter ready vehicle and can drive.

I will set up a share file to organizing rides, and group gear including tents and stoves.

If conditions are not suitable the trip will be delayed, cancelled or changed.

Required Items to Bring:
Good attitude, touring gear, avi gear, glacier gear, overnight gear, ski crampons, chocolate for the leader.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

Backcountry lift pass for WB required, backcountry camping permits for Garibaldi Park, taxis from rubble creek or diamond head.
- 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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