The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Canceled - Weather Mentoring Program - Train Glacier Traverse - Sat, Jul 6 2019, Sun, Jul 7 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:Mountaineering
Event Location:Around Train Glacier
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 6 2019, Sun, Jul 7 2019  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:05 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 5 2019 10:00:00 AM
Event Duration:2 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Pawel Stepniak
Neil Kirk
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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: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Mentoring Program 2019 participants only. Traverse of 5 peaks around the Train glacier, above Semaphore Lake. Glacier travel, moderate rock scramble, some snow, all with overnight kit. Preferably we will have a balance of Mentors and Mentees, but one or two extra Mentees could be OK. Best if you attend with your partner.

Required Items to Bring:
Gear for glacier, snow, scrambling, rappel. Ice Ax, Harness, Helmet, Crampons...
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):375Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:05 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $93.75 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Tuesday, July 14, 2020). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use.  Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.

Neil and Pawel will be trying to pack our kit as light as possible for the Alpine traverse experience.. Face, camp, Faceless, Caboose, Tender, Locomotive. ref Matt Gunn's Scrambles for Face.
- 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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