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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.
|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|
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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:||
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:||
Log in for location
Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info
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
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.
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!