The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Little Tahoma Peak & Mt. Rainier - Thu, Jun 28 2012, Thu, Jul 5 2012, Fri, Jul 6 2012, Sat, Jul 7 2012, Sun, Jul 8 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. Rainier National Park, Washington, USA
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jun 28 2012, Thu, Jul 5 2012, Fri, Jul 6 2012, Sat, Jul 7 2012, Sun, Jul 8 2012  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jun 24 2012 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Martin Naroznik
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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: 6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Canada Day Extra Extra Long Weekend

A 5 day trip to Mt. Rainier National Park in Washington with the objective of skiing the E face of Little Tahoma Peak, 3,400m, and the Emmons Glacier from the summit of Mt. Rainier, 4,400m .

You must have experience travelling and skiing in glacier terrain a be in good shape.

  • Thursday: leave Vancouver 6 AM, cross the border and drive south on I-5 to Seattle and onward to White River Ranger station, register and get climbing permit ($40), ski to camp
  • Friday: climb and ski Little Tahoma Peak, ski across Fryingpan and Emmons Glaciers to Camp Schurman
  • Saturday: climb and ski Mt. Rainier, overnight at Camp
  • Sunday: extra weather day
  • Monday: ski out, drive home
Fun times on Rainier
Skiing Emmons- WInthrop Glacier in July 2007
Skiing Emmons- WInthrop Glacier in July 2008
Skiing Emmons- WInthrop Glacier in July 2009

Required Items to Bring:
  • skis + skins + ski crampons
  • transceiver + probe + metal shovel
  • glacier travel kit (harness, prussiks, ice ax, crampons)
  • food for 5 days
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hello Kitty pillow

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):730Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $182.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, April 23, 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.

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

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

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