The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mt. Vayu - Sat, Jul 30 2011, Sun, Jul 31 2011, Mon, Aug 1 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:Mountaineering
Event Location:Mt. Vayu
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 30 2011, Sun, Jul 31 2011, Mon, Aug 1 2011  7:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 27 2011 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 to 10 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Tony Knight
Margaret H
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Drive up (via the Bridge River FSR and the Jamie Creek logging road) on Saturday, hike in and camp on or below the Pancake Glacier. We'll climb the NW ridge of Mt. Vayu on Sunday. The route is described as mostly 3rd & 4th class with sections of low 5th. There is at least one rappel. From the descent route (east ridge) we may also be able to do a traverse around to a peak NE of Mt. Vayu. We'll hike out on Monday and drive home

Required Items to Bring:
harness helmet personal anchor enough material to build a belay anchor ice axe crampons (not sure if these will be needed, I'll get back to you during the week before the trip)
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

This is a joint trip with the BCMC so there may be people signed up that don't show up on iCal If you're interested in coming on this trip, please send us the following information - Your contact phone number(s) - What area of town you live in (in case people need rides to St. David's)? - Do you have a tent and stove and if so, do you want to share them with someone? - Can you bring a rope and if so, what size is it? (Tony and I will probably climb using a doubled half rope to save weight) - Can you bring a light rack? - A description of your mountaineering experience. What kind of mountaineering have you done over the last year or two and when was the last time you rappeled? - Are you comfortable leading low-5th class in the mountains or would you only want to second the route? If you're not comfortable leading, I'll only be able to confirm your participation if I can find someone to climb with you.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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