The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

CANCELLEDMcBride Traverse - Sat, Apr 11 2020

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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:Skiing
Event Location:McBride Range
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 11 2020  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Apr 8 2020 4:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 to 8 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Marcus Tomlinson
You must be logged in to get the Event Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 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: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Please read the entire description before signing up.

A traverse through some of the South Coast's most rugged terrain...bring your A-game.

I am flexible with the dates. Contact me if something else works better.

A minimum of 6 days is needed to complete the traverse from Blackcomb to Rubble Creek. Exiting along the Garibaldi Neve to Diamondhead will take an extra 1 or 2 days.

Everyone must have ast1 equivalent or better, fitness to sustain up to 8 days of travel, excellent technical ski skills, prior touring experience, and glacier travel and crevasse rescue training. Overnight experience is an asset but not required.

This trip is challenging for split boarders due to side hilling on steep terrain. Experienced boarders only.

Please describe your touring experience, skiing skills, general fitness glacier training and note if you have a winter ready vehicle and can drive.

I will set up a share file to organizing rides, and group gear including tents and stoves.

If conditions are not suitable the trip will be delayed, cancelled or changed.

Required Items to Bring:
Good attitude, Touring gear, avi gear, glacier gear, overnight gear, ski crampons, chocolate for the leader.
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):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Vancouver Transit Info

Be prepared to pay for parking in whistler, a backcountry lift pass, backcountry camping permits and taxis from rubble creek or diamond head.
- 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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