The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Spearhead Traverse - Fri, Apr 6 2012, Sat, Apr 7 2012, Sun, Apr 8 2012, Mon, Apr 9 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:Whistler Backcountry
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Apr 6 2012, Sat, Apr 7 2012, Sun, Apr 8 2012, Mon, Apr 9 2012  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 5 2012 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 days
Difficulty Rating:D4: Very Difficult
Event Leader(s): Martin Siegert
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:$54.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

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: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

The trip is planned for three days. Depending on the weather the trip will run either Fri, Sat, Sun or Sat, Sun, Mon (or not at all). Meet at St. David's Church, Taylor Way Exit, Hwy 1, drive to Whistler, get backcountry passes, take Blackcomb lifts, return via Musical Bumps.

Required Items to Bring:
avalanche receiver, shovel, probe skitouring equipment (skis, skins, poles, etc.) harness, Prusik cords, biners, slings two ropes for the group overnight gear
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

This is not a guided trip. I have not done the trip before and am just organizing the trip. Therefore, BEFORE signing up for the trip interested participants must make themselves knowledgeable of the route and what is involved. Route finding will be crucial for the success of the trip and all participants are requested to contribute.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$54.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$54.00/Person
Cost Includes:backcountry ski pass; additional cost for carpooling is extra
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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