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Zoa Peak (Coquihalla) - Sat, Dec 3 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:Coquihalla Pass
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Dec 3 2011  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Dec 1 2011 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 Day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Aaron Kramer
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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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
(Directions taken from the excellent John Baldwin 'Exploring the Coast Mountains on skis'.) We will ski from the highway parking spot up the Falls Lake Rd for 1km, and then take a pipeline maintenance road that leads NE, then along a pipeline right of way up onto Zoa's shoulder at 1500m Then we head W along the Zoa ridge. We will return via the same route. Trip is open to relative newcomers to back country touring. Ideally you should have decent downhill skiing skills, i.e be at least comfortable on blue ski runs.

Required Items to Bring:
Transceiver, Shovel, Probe. Skis or Splitboard, Warm clothes, Head torch
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Flask of hot tea, biscuits

How to Get There:
Event Directions:After we meet at the car pool location in Vancouver area, we drive 200km / 2.75 hrs to exit 221 (Falls Lake) on the Coquihalla Highway (BC-5). We will park on the North Side of the highway.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):420Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 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 $105.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, November 13, 2018). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Notes:
- 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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