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Respect The Mountains Day - Sat, Jun 15 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:
STATUS: Cancelled - Hide from Calendar
Event Type:Social
Event Location:Stawamus Chief Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 15 2019  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 15 2019 7:00:00 AM
Event Duration:1 Day
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Michael Kennedy
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
UIAA Respect The Mountains Day



The ACC Nation wide is hosting a Respect The Mountains day in partnership with MEC and the UIAA. The goal is to promote LNT ethics, respect for trail use, and the wildlife in the great places we all share.
Locally the Vancouver section will be hosting a information tent and trail cleanup party up the Stawamus Chief hiking trail in Squamish.
Members are encouraged to volunteer for the day and come out to either provide info to people at the trailhead, or hike up the chief to collect rubbish that is left behind.

Background



‘Respects the Mountains’ will be an ACC annual event that is a contributor to a larger, global initiative that was created by the UIAA. We would love to see each section run a crag clean-up (or clean-up elsewhere, if you prefer) in which they can bring their local community together to contribute to something bigger. In addition to a local area clean-up, the event would also include an educational component, potentially as a part of an after-party. For example, geography of a local crag, First Nations history in the area, or biology of a local plant that is especially sensitive to climbers chalk! Each section will have ownership over their event, so you have the chance to be as bold as you’d like and steward it in a way that appeals most to your section. This would be the largest geographic mountain/crag clean- up in the world!

Why



Because the sections are very separate geographically, this is a huge opportunity to create unity across Canada and represent The Alpine Club of Canada as one entity and to make our pride of stewardship known. We are a club that is passionate about the environment and the local areas that we use so heavily and we want this event to make a statement. Respect the Mountains allows us to put action to our values and help sustain the areas in which we work, play and learn.

Required Items to Bring:
Hiking Shoes, gloves, high spirits
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Notes:
- 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!




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