Tantalus Big Mountain Skiing - Fri, Mar 22 2019

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:Jim Haberl Hut, Tantalus Range
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Mar 22 2019  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 15 2019 1:00:00 AM
Event Duration:3 Days
Difficulty Rating:D4: Very Difficult
Event Leader(s): Michael Kennedy
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Member Cost:$350.00/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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Jim haberl Hut
Tantalus Big Mountain Skiing



Trip is based one one full A-Star Helicopter. IF there is a large enough Wait List then we will look at booking two flights totalling ten people. If there is fewer than 10 people registered I will offer doing another flight which will be a higher cost.

Day 1: Fly from Squamish Airport to Jim Haberl Hut. Setup inside the hut. We will then ski tour up a short ways to do some snowpack testing to ensure stable and safe skiing. After this we will have a short lunch then ski up to do a moderate run.

Day 2: Potential Objectives could be Alpha Serratus Col, or the Serratus North face.

Day 3: Potential Objectives could be Alpha West Couliors or Alpha North Glacier. This will be a short day and we will pack up to fly out no later than 4pm

We will be cooking dinners as a group and part of your registration will include food for group meals. You will be expected to assist with either cooking or cleaning for both evenings. Please let me know if you have dietary restrictions or preferences.

Recommended expert level skier only, this trip is designed for advanced to expert skiers who are NO FALL skiers on double black diamond terrain. The Tantalus range features very steep big mountain skiing where consequences of a fall is almost assured injury.
All participants must have mountaineering experience, to access some of these ski descents bootpacking steep terrain will be required.
Late March is typically fine for weather but please keep yourself open to the possibility that we may not be able to fly out on Sunday should the weather not cooperate.

Required Items to Bring:
Ski Touring Equipment, Avalanche Safety Equipment, Mountaineering Harness and Axe, Headlamp, Helmet, Daypack, Food for Lunches and Breakfasts, Sleeping Bag.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Whisky!

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
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Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Member Cost:$350.00/Person
Cost Includes:Helicopter Flights, Hut Stay, Group Meals
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:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!