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North Joffre Horseshoe traverse- Feb long weekend - Sat, Feb 16 2019, Sun, Feb 17 2019, Mon, Feb 18 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.
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|Event Location:||Duffey lake area|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Feb 16 2019, Sun, Feb 17 2019, Mon, Feb 18 2019
6:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Sun, Feb 10 2019 6:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||3 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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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:||
4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Please don't sign up unless you have
proper training in crevasse rescue and
If we have not skied together before,
please make an effort and send me an email
that describes your experience and how it
relates to this trip.
Here is a trip report from bcmc:
This is a trip for intermediate and
skiers only. We won't do any crazy chutes
you should be able to ski black runs under
type of conditions. Winter camping
experience and willingness to carry shared
equipment(rope) is a must.
If the weather cooperates this will be a 3
day trip with nice side trips, otherwise
we can exit earlier.
Day 1: Park and skin up to the col between
Cassiope and Saxifrage. Leave the packs
and ski down Cassiope. Skin back up the
col and ski down to White
Lakes (camp). Head back up Saxifrage and
descend the east slope White Lakes for
Day 2: Break camp and head up to the col
between Oleg and Olds. Leave the packs
and Ski Oleg, skin back to the col and ski
down to the bottom of Olds,
setting up camp on the Place Glacier.
Day 3: Pack up and ascend the shoulder of
Cirque Peak, and head back to Duffy Lake
Total distance: around 29km
Elevation gain: around 2600m
|Required Items to Bring:|
MUST have AST1 training and crevasse
Shovel, probe and avi beacon
First aid kit for 2
headlamp with spare batteries
Food for 3 days/2 nights
Crevasse rescue gear(shared rope but
everything else is personal)
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
personal two-way radio
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||380Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $95.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Friday, March 22, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use. Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.
More details about shared equipment and
other mandatory items will be discussed
with the final group of people. The trip
is very weather
dependent, of course, but even in bad
conditions will have a Plan B in place.
- 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!