Chester Lake - WMG Women's Mentorship Group - Saturday, Nov 23, 2019

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.

COVID 19 Info: Please protect yourself and others. On single day trips please practice social distancing. Masks are recommended when within 2m of non-cohort participants. On multiday trips you are considered to be in a cohort with the other participants and specific safety measures are the discretion of the trip coordinator. If you have any questions please contact your trip coordinator.

Note: If this is an 18+ event, you may have trouble registering if your Date of Birth isn't entered. To update your DOB, please log on and go to Account -> Edit Account and update the "Date of Birth" field.

The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: K-Country 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Lady of Assumption School)  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Nov 22, 2019 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Nathalie Drotar
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 10
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Chester Lake, according to Chic Scott’s Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies:

Grade: Intermediate

Distance: 8km return

Time: 3-4 hours

Elevation gain: 310m

Itinerary: please join us for an early season ski! Chester Lake is a classic uphill grind and a snowplow down. So… typical Rockies skiing and a great day to tune up your gear!

We’ll be taking it easy, checking for blisters and having a nice tour. Don’t sign-up if you’re after big powder or yo-yo skiing. Jane hasn’t been out yet this year so will be testing gear and fiddling with packs and layers.

This trip is part of the Women’s Mentorship Group (WMG) and ALL are welcome to come along!

Required Items to Bring:
AT/tele skis or splitboard with skins. Avi Gear: three-antennae transceiver, probe, shovel. Warm layers, mittens/gloves, toque, food, water.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Helmet, sunscreen, lip protection, neck gaiter, blister kit.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Lady of Assumption School

Notes:
You are required to have taken at least AST-1 to participate. If you are renting or using new gear, please ensure that you are familiar with how things operate prior to coming.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!


*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

Trip Feedback
If you have any feedback, positive or negative, concerning this trip or any other, we want to hear from you!
Click here to be directed to our "Contact Us" page and contact the appropriate Chair person or the Section Chair. This is also a simple way to make your section executive aware of any praises, suggestions or problems you may have with any area of the Calgary Section of the ACC.
Thank you for your response.

Registration for this event closed on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 08:00 PM.