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Mt Baker 3,286 m - Fri, May 11 2012, Sat, May 12 2012

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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:Mt Baker, North Cascades WA
Date(s) & Time:Fri, May 11 2012, Sat, May 12 2012  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, May 7 2012 10:35:00 PM
Event Duration:24 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Very Difficult
Event Leader(s): Martin Naroznik
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Fast & Light: One day ascent of Mt. Baker

route will be decided later, based on snow and weather conditions

  • Friday: evening drive to TH, bivi
  • Saturday: 4AM departure, ski to summit, ski from summit, drive home
  • Sunday: alternative day for ascent, with Saturday evening departure
Photos of what to expect (please note these are from 2 day trips):
Skiing the Coleman-Demming route on Mt. Baker
Skiing Boulder Glacier on Mt. Baker

Required Items to Bring:
  • skis + skins + ski crampons
  • transceiver + probe + metal shovel
  • glacier travel kit (harness, prussiks, ice ax, crampons)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

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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