The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Decker Mountain - Sun, Feb 5 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:Decker Mountain, Blackcomb Backcountry
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Feb 5 2012  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:05 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Feb 4 2012 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 Day
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Guillaume Colley
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
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: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


We'll buy a backcountry lift pass (53$ or so), take the lifts up to the top of Blackcomb and make our way up to Decker Mountain.
We'll try to get some good turns down Decker Glacier, 9th Hole or maybe the Finger chutes, back down at the end of the day using the resort's runs.

Required Items to Bring:

Beacon(which works)
skins (They'll ask to see all of these to sell you the backcountry pass)
AT/Telemark skis or a splitboard

Money for the pass, and for the car driver
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Food, extra clothes

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):240Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:05 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.


You must be a good skier, able to ski black diamond runs in any conditions, and to do so after a couple of hours going up. We'll try to get some good skiing in.
Splitboarders welcome (if meeting the above requirements)
- 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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