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Joffre Peak via Aussie Couloir + Alpine Practice (climbing steep snow) - Wed, Aug 30 2017
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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.
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|Event Location:||Joffre Group|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Aug 30 2017
10:00 AM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Mon, Aug 28 2017 8:00:00 AM
|Event Duration:||2 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
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Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
NOTE: Will be climbing in self-sufficient
independent rope teams of two (for the
efficiency) - three climbers on one rope won't
up camp at Motel 66
Steep Snow skills
Couloir (snow/~ice up to 50°
), return via tourist route (steep
snow, class 4)
Back to camp, pack, go
|Required Items to Bring:|
Gear for glacier travel and climbing steep
- Ice tool (hammer) on a leash
- Regular (straight) ice axe on a leash
- Two short snow pickets with runners
- Helmet with hedalmp and spare
- Harness with accessories (two prusiks,
recue pulley, ascender, 5 lockers, belay
device, nylon cords/slings, etc.)
- Two-three ice screws
- 30m 8mm dynamic climbing rope
- 30m 7mm static (nylon) tag line (for
|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):||394Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $98.50 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Thursday, August 17, 2017). 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 never climb in bad weather nor are we
looking for epics: if forecast's P.O.P. (weather.gc.ca) exceeds 30%
the trip will be automatically cancelled. This
is beyond organizer's control, so short
notice cancellations are quite possible and do
- Be sure to check SPAM folder for important
messages regarding this event.
- Formal mountaineering training.
- Must have climbed at least one Alpine Select route.
- This event can't be your first time to meet
the trip leader (you should have climbed
together before or have attended one of the
Alpine Practices, etc.)
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: Very sorry, but members with history of bailing
no-shows in the past 12 months can't attend
Either registration for this event is closed, or the event is full, or the trip leader needs to review and accept your application for this event. Add yourself to the Waiting/Screening List here.