The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Beginner Friendly Backcountry Skiing Day Trip. - Sat, Apr 9 2011

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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:To be determined by weather, snow conditions and avalanche bulletin
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 9 2011  6:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 8 2011 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Day trip, dawn till dusk if things go well
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Scott MacPherson
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

For those new to backcountry skiing or those who would like an easy paced day of backcountry skiing, we will be meeting up for a day trip starting early in the day and heading back to Vancouver late in the afternoon if everyone is doing well.

Required Items to Bring:
-Backcountry ski or snowboard equipment -Beacon, Probe, Shovel, -Pack -Extra clothing -Lunch -1.5L water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
-Weather resistant jacket and pants -Hot beverage -Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Will be sent out in a pre-trip e-mail
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

-I may ask for an assist from among qualified registrants.
-This trip is suitable for someone who has never backcountry skied before.
-If you would like to participate but are not sure if you have the fitness or experience level to enjoy yourself, feel free to send me an e-mail with your concerns.
Guests wanting to go on this trip must email the leader or phone him at 6043476781 - Home.
- 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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