The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Larch Plateau - Manning Park - Sun, Oct 30 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:Hike
Event Location:Manning Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 30 2011  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 28 2011 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Karen Jensen
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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Follow the Frosty Mountain Trail from Lightening Lake, past Frosty Creek Camp to Larch Plateau. Approx 18+km, 1050m elevation gain. Trail report from Oct 16 had light snow on trail, & the larches in full colour. Forecast is currently for light rain Oct 29/30th.

Required Items to Bring:
snowshoes (just in case)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Vancouver, take Hwy 1 East. Head East on Hwy 3 past Hope for 67 km to the Manning Park Lodge. Turn right onto Gibson Pass Road, drive 3km to the Lightening Lake day use area.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):240Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 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 $60.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Sunday, March 24, 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.

This is a trail I've not hiked before, and will be slower paced.
- 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!
*Note: will be cancelled Oct 29 am if forecast calling for heavy rain &/or snow.

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