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Hiking & Painting En Plein Air - Mt. Baker Area - Fri, Sep 20 2019, Sat, Sep 21 2019, Sun, Sep 22 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:||Mount Baker Ski Area, Washington State, USA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, Sep 20 2019, Sat, Sep 21 2019, Sun, Sep 22 2019
|Registration Cut Off:
Mon, Aug 19 2019 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||3 days, Fri-Sun Sept 20-22|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
|Member Cost:||$130.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members & Guests, 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:||
16 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|Welcome to the annual En Plein Air
weekend at Baker Lodge, by the Mt. Baker ski area
in Washington State. We try to meet sometime after
noon on Fri Sept 20 at Artists Point, and enjoy 2
1/2 days of hiking, scrambling, sketching and
painting. - Hikers and photographers are
definitely welcome!- The scenery is spectacular
with views of alpine meadows, brooks, lakes and
ridge-lines, as well as Mt. Baker and Mt.
Shuksan!! The accommodation at Baker Lodge is
rustic but quite comfortable. All meals are
included except lunch on the first day. (The cooks
are also very good at accommodating food
allergies.) For more detailed info please EMAIL
Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org, since we may be
|Required Items to Bring:|
Passport for USA border. Sleeping bag and pillow,
headlamp, towel, toiletries. Hiking boots and gear
for rain or sun, incl water bottle, sunscreen and
sunhat. Hut clothes and shoes. Headlamp. Lunch for
Friday Sept 20th.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Art gear: pens, pencils, sketchbook, watercolor or
acrylics, folding stool, all light-weight for
carrying. Camera. Easel. Reference material for
inside (if it rains!).
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Take Hwy 401 east, take Sumas exit to cross
border, follow signs to Mt. Baker ski area.
Parking for the lodge is on the right-hand side of
the road, just past Picture Lake. Artists Point is
at the very end of the Mt. Baker Hwy. A parking
pass is required there and can be bought at a
machine on the way up. A pass is not needed when
parking in the Mountaineers Lodge Parking Lot.|
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||Cost includes Fri and Sat accommodation at Baker
Lodge, plus all meals (except lunch on the 20th).
The Mountaineers require that we pay the full
amount prior to the event. Payment can be made
either electronically (by
e-transfer to Lynn) or by check. Please email Lynn
(email@example.com) if you will be sending a
DO NOT PAY until
you have been notified of your spot for the
|Make a Payment:||Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!