Archive:Joint ACC/VOC Garibaldi Neve Traverse 2010

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March 20th - 21st, 2010

  • Note: This trip may be cancelled or postponed based on weather and avalanche conditions.

Pre-Trip Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: VOC Clubroom


Garibaldi Neve


Up to 8 hours per day - rope will be taken for glacier travel. Participants should be fit, reasonably strong skiers, and able to carry and ski with a multi-day backpack.


Personal items are in regular font, shared items are in italic font


  • water bottle (at least 2L, unless you know yourself)
  • headlamp and batteries
  • sunscreen
  • sun glasses and/or goggles
  • map
  • compass
  • backpack
  • pocket knife
  • whistle
  • lighter and/or waterproof matches
  • first aid kit
  • Toilet Paper
  • tent

Clothing / Equipment

  • warm jacket (fleece or down)
  • long underwear (top and bottom)
  • toque / hat
  • mitts / gloves
  • weatherproof jacket (goretex or coated nylon or softshell if weather is forecast to be sunny)
  • weatherproof pants (goretex or coated nylon or softshell if weather is forecast to be sunny)
  • hiking poles?
  • gaiters (optional if your pants have an integrated snow cuff)


  • Lunch and snacks x3
  • Breakfast x2
  • Dinner x2


  • sleeping bag
  • sleeping pad
  • ear plugs, because somebody will snore (optional)

Cooking and Eating

  • bowl, spoon
  • Stove with fuel. If using white gas, for each person bring 250 mL
  • Pot and matching pot gripper
  • Toothbrush

Ski hardware

  • ski helmet (optional) (most climbing helmets do not protect from frontal or side impacts and are not acceptable substitutes)
  • skis (must have touring bindings that allow the heel to be free) or a split snowboard
  • skins for going uphill. They must fit your skis and have reasonable glue. Test them.
  • bindings. Applies particularly for splitboards.
  • poles
  • boots to match your skis or snowboard - there are many different kinds of binding interfaces. Make sure to test that both your boots fit into your bindings before the trip.
  • ski repair kit

Avalanche Safety Gear

  • 457kHz avalanche transceiver (with batteries, tested in advance)
  • shovel
  • probe
  • snow saw (optional)
  • rutschblock cord (optional)
  • loupe (optional)
  • crystal card (optional)
  • CAC Avaluator card (optional)
  • CAC Public Avalanche Bulletin Printout{{#if:1|

===Climbing Gear===}}

  • ice axe
  • harness
  • belay device
  • carabiners
  • rope
  • prussik cords

Contact info

ACC Group: Rob Brusse (rbrusse1 at telus dot net)
VOC Group: Phil Tomlinson

Over a dozen ACCers are interested in this trip, and should have car spaces for most of the people who have signed up. Rob is going to evaluate the situation (avalanche & weather conditions & forecast) as it becomes known on Wednesday afternoon to determine the go / no go decision.

Sign up

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  • Max: 12
  1. Ben Singleton-Polster - Wants to travel North to South (conditional on weather)
  2. Frances Sharpe - Wants to travel North to South (conditional on weather)
  3. Phil T.- Game with traveling either direction
  4. Vicky - Prefer to travel North to South, that means that's what Phil wants to do too.
  5. Kristian D - Whichever way is better for tall newbs
  6. Adam Palmblad
  7. Alireza Sharif
  8. Merick Mortiz - North to South
  9. Emily Beach
  10. Skyler Des Roches


Please indicate here if you have a car, where you are leaving from and how many people you can transport.

Merick Mobile (Leaving from the Safeway parking lot at Broadway and Macdonald @ 5:30 pm Friday) Max 4 pasengers

  1. Frances Sharpe
  2. Ben Singleton-Polster
  3. Adam Palmblad apalmblad at gmail
  4. Alireza Sharif

Carless People

For people that don't have a car

  • Name, leaving location

  1. Kristian (SW Marine @ Dunbar)