The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Classic Spearhead Traverse 2019 - Fri, Mar 8 2019, Sat, Mar 9 2019, Sun, Mar 10 2019

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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 back country
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Mar 8 2019, Sat, Mar 9 2019, Sun, Mar 10 2019  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 8 2019 1:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Manouane Deschenes
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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: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Leave from Blackcomb backcountry access, spend 2 nights in the mountains, ski out on Sunday afternoon. There is a possibility of doing the reverse path, depending on group decision.

Required Items to Bring:
Ski touring gear list, all equipment must be recent, specially transceiver.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Ski crampon, boot crampons, harness, small rope,crevasse rescue gear.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:tba

Must be very strong skier, must have at least 10 days ski touring prior to trip. Must have practiced crevasse rescue. This trip includes risks and sketchy sections. Must be experienced winter camper. Also I try to have a 50% male female split so the selection is not on a first come first serve basis.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:$20 to me for wilderness camping in Garibaldi Park. You will need to purchase a day ticket or a backcountry ticket on the day of.

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

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