The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Second Annual Cal-Chek Rock Climbing Weekend - Fri, Aug 14 2009, Sat, Aug 15 2009, Sun, Aug 16 2009

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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:Rock Climbing
Event Location:Cal-Chek Climbing Area and Forestry Campsite (Near Whistler)
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Aug 14 2009, Sat, Aug 15 2009, Sun, Aug 16 2009  7:00 PM  (Carpool Departure: 5:00 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Aug 11 2009 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 hours average per day, not including travel time
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Michael McMinn
Amber McMinn
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
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)

Drive to Cal-Chek Forestry Campsite on Friday night. Rock Climb at Cal-Chek Saturday and Sunday from approx. 9-5. Camp at forestry site Friday and Saturday Night.

Required Items to Bring:
All personal Camping Gear, Harness, Shoes, Helmet, Belay Device
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Lawn chair, Rope, anchor gear, quick draws, trad gear, any other climbing/camping gear you may feel is necessary. bathing suit, we may go swimming saturday evening (weather dependant).

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive North on Hwy 99 towards Whistler. Approx. 10km south of whistler you will see the "Whistler Bungee" Signs. Turn Right (East) on Cal-Chek Forestry Road (follow the Whistler Bungee Signs). Camp Site will be immediately on your right hand side. Find group there. See Squamish Select Guide book for further details.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):250Km
Carpool Departure Time: 5:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $62.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Saturday, May 30, 2020). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

If you have climbing gear that you don't mind sharing, please bring it along to make this weekend successful (especially ropes and anchor gear) Contact us at if you are not an ACC Member and would like to join the trip.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:Pay your driver for gas and Vehicle expenses (~$20, at driver's discression), $10 per night for camping.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: Partial attendance ok if desired (i.e. feel free to come for one day only or even 1/2 a day)

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