The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mount Matier - NE Spur (PD+, ice) - Sat, Jan 27 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type:Mountaineering
Event Location:Joffre Group
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 27 2018  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 25 2018 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:2 days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Serguei Okountsev
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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: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Climbing Alpine Select route #64. Bivy at Motel 66.

Day 1: Leave Vancouver, hike in to Motel 66, set camp
Day 2: Climb Matier, return home

Required Items to Bring:

Regular alpine kit for climbing steep snow and
glacier travel
Winter camping gear
Two-way radio
Avalanche gear (transceiver, shovel, probe)

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

GPS loaded with area map

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


We don't climb in these conditions:

  • forecasted P.O.P. (weat exceeds 30% or
  • it is too warm (no overnight freeze) or
  • alpine avalanche danger is not low

These are beyond trip organizer's control - short notice cancellations are quite possible and do occur.

Climbed with the trip leader in the past.
Received formal mountaineering training.
Climbed at least one Alpine Select route.


- 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!
*Note: Very sorry, but members with history of bailing or no-shows in the past 12 months can't attend this session.

Screening List

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