Helena Ridge Ski/Split Tour - Saturday, Jan 21, 2023

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.
The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: BNP - Castle Junction 
Event Starts:   Saturday, Jan 21, 2023 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:15 AM @ Our Lady of Assumption School)  
Event Ends:   Saturday, Jan 21, 2023 05:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jan 20, 2023 12:48 PM  
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Dan Doll

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


There will be a virtual (phone or video) pre-trip meeting on Friday at 7:30 PM that everyone must be available for.

Carpool to / meet at the Rockbound Lake trailhead at 8:00 AM. Head up the Rockbound Lake trail, veer off into the trees heading towards Helena Ridge, head up to the top and hope for views and decent snow. Coverage my be thin up high, snow might be faceted in the trees, trail might be icy - sounds like fun?! Approximately 15 KM round trip, 1200m elevation gain. Mix of summer trail, trees and alpine.

Required Items to Bring:

- Knowledge from an AST 1 course

- 3-antenna transceiver

- Probe and shovel

- Helmet

- Headlamp

Recommended Items to Bring:

- Airbag pack

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:15 AM
Carpool Location:   Our Lady of Assumption School


The trip may not be completely filled and it won't necessarily be 'first come, first served' from the wait list

If you are adding yourself to the wait list, please note or send me separately:

1. Why you want to go on this trip

2. What would allow you to successfully complete the trip (e.g. previous trips with similar distance & elevation, downhill ability, current energy/fitness level)

3. What you can bring to the group for everyone to have a safe and enjoyable day (e.g. relevant training/certification, skills, super fun personality)

The carpool location can be flexible based on where people are coming from and preferences.

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. 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.

Trip Feedback
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Thank you for your response.

Registration for this event closed on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 12:48 PM.