Ski Tour - Mount Field - Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Mount Field 
Date(s) & Time:   Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 04:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 04:30 AM @ 1616 9 Street NW, Calgary)  
Registration Cut Off:   Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 07:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Tyler Hallman

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


The plan is to go ski Mount Field on Thursday.  Its an ultra classic ski tour.  Mount Field is approximately 20 km return with an elevation gain of 1450m, we'll probably ski an additional 200 - 300m vertical for a total of 1800m.  There are likely a lot of tracks from this weekend, but oh well, we'll probably find something worth skiing.

If you are interested please sign up to the waitlist. 

Screening considerations: You should be capable of managing double diamond terrain, and easily skiing diamond terrain at the ski resort. You should have sufficient fitness to ski a big day, >1500m and 20km, at a reasonable pace (~300m elevation gain per hour).  The access road is flat, we'll have to skin both ways, this makes the day longer than other equivalent length tours.    If we haven't skied together, or only skied together once or twice, please send me a note to and provide the information listed at this link.


Required Items to Bring:
3 Antenna transceiver with mark function, shovel, 280+ cm probe, skis/splitboard, skins, shades, puffy, etc. Lots of food and water.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Please let me know if you will be bringing any group gear: First Aid Kit, Snow saw, repair kit, tarp, InReach/Spot, fire starting.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   04:30 AM
Carpool Location:   1616 9 Street NW, Calgary
Carpool Directions:   We will take my vehicle, please plan accordingly. Please let me know your license plate number ahead of time.

Please let me know of any medical issues or necessary return times that may affect our trip beforehand. If you are an aspiring trip leader and would like to co-lead please let me know.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 07:00 PM.