The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Lake Ann to Shuksan Arm - Mon, Feb 13 2012

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The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Mt Baker ski area
Date(s) & Time:Mon, Feb 13 2012  8:45 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 10 2012 3:00:00 PM
Event Duration:Day trip
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Patrick Lloyd
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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: 7 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Up to Austin Pass, out toLake Ann, up to the Shuksan Arm across Arm to ski resort runs. 6 - 8 hours. One very steep pitch/drop of 30 meters but rest is straightforward. If avalanche risk is high we'll go to Lake Ann and back to Austin Pass.

Required Items to Bring:
Avi gear ( beacon, probe, shovel) plus lunch and headlamp just in case. Might be windy on ridge so extra wind gear. If drop is icy some people might want a light rope/ harness.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet at Maple Falls Shell gas station at 7:45 am. Maple Falls is 20 minutes from border on way to ski hill. Border is usually fast on Mondays but just in case we will wait at Shell station for up to 1/2 hour longer. After that we'll be at upper Mt Baker ski hill parking lot ( Blueberry).My land line phone is 360 599 2285 down at Mt Baker. Cell works occasionally 604 880 1220.

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

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