About ACC VA
Alpine Club of Canada
ACC Vancouver Island
Varsity Outdoor Club
ACC Trip Waiver
Backcountry Skiing: Blackcomb Mountain - Sun, Jan 20 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.
|Event Location:||Whistler Blackcomb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 20 2019
8:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 5:45 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Jan 19 2019 5:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||8 hrs|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Let's go ski the Blackcomb Backcountry!
after this trip more of you will have an
interest in leading others on trips to this
area. There is a high demand and not enough
I'd like to head up Blackcomb Glacier (East
Col), over to
ski around there. We can boot pack up and ski
the other side of Spearhead Glacier then head
to Husume Couloir or Corona for our ski out.
If we have time, we can do Phalanx.
Meet INSIDE guest services next to the
Gondola at 8:00 am.
To buy a pass, go to guest services
next to the Whistler Village gondola. You must
show your avalanche gear to buy a pass. All
participants will have AST 1.
Note: if you need a buy a backcountry pass,
please get to guest services EARLY. They open
at 8 am. If you're meeting us but are in line
for a pass or late, please text me and we will
wait for you. The latest we
will wait for people is 9:00 am.
Carpoolers: Jonathan will be your
contact if anyone is running late.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Whistler backcountry Pass ($72.45 including
Season's Pass or Edge Card, all avalanche gear,
backpack, skis or splitboard, skins, poles,
warm clothes, emergency kit with bivvy sac,
whistle, headlamp, extra batteries, water,
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Repair Kit and tools, Medical Kit, Maps, GPS,
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Meet inside guests services, located on the east
side of the
Whistler Village Gondola. |
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||200Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $50.00 (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.
I have a black jacket, blue backpack, and pink
G3 skis. I will
have a sign saying ACC SKI TRIP!|
Backcountry Pass Info:
Proper gear is required to purchase ticket:
avalanche transceiver and demonstrated ability
to use it, probe, shovel, skins or snowshoes,
Tickets are sold for a specific lift set to
reach the backcountry access points and cannot
be used on other lifts.
Guests must sign the Backcountry Access
- 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: If you are running late (more than 10 minutes)
contact Jessica as soon as you can. My
phone number is listed next to my name.