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Trip Information
Name: Squamish Multi-Pitch Climbing
Starts: Thu Aug 20, 2015
Meetup: 7am St Davids Church, Hwy 1 & Taylor Way
Return: Thu Aug 20, 2015

Registration opens: Mon Aug 03, 2015
Event category: Rock Climbing
Difficulty grade: A5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Olynek
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What recent multi-pitch routes have you climbed?

Are you interested in leading or just seconding?

Will you bring a rope and *trad* lead gear?

Can you drive and how many passengers?

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Participant Information

Max Number: currently set to 4 but may increase to 6 or 8 so add your name to the Waiting List.

General Trip Plan:  this trip is for BCMC members with experience multi-pitch climbing, plus have good lead-belay skills.  Each pair of climbers will need at least one person that's comfortable leading moderate multi-pitch routes such as those on The Apron in Squamish.  The plan will be to link together a set of moderate multi-pitch routes, most likely from the bottom of the Lower Apron to the top of the Upper Apron.

Gear Requirements:  all participants must bring their own personal climbing gear... including: harness, belay device, locking biner, climbing shoes, and helmet (no helmet = no climbing).  Also highly recommended is a prussic for rappelling, a PAS (personal anchor system) for securing yourself, plenty of water and energy snacks.

Where/When to Meet:  we'll start early so we can climb when it's cooler... meeting at 7:00 am at the St. David's Church parking lot located near Hwy 1 and Taylor Way, in West Vancouver.  While climbing, we'll keep an eye on the time so we can leave Squamish with enough time to be in Vancouver before 3:00 pm, in order to limit our exposure to the after-work traffic.

Emergency Contact Info:  please make sure your Emergency Contact info has been added to your web-account profile.  You can do this by logging into the bcmc.ca website, click on: My Account (top of page)... then click on Edit Emergency Contact (top-left column).  Please re-enter your password to complete the process.  Your emergency contact info is stored *privately* and only made available to those organizing trips *you* choose to attend.

Potential Medical Issues:  any info that should be shared with the organizer(s), please send an email and/or phone ASAP.  For example, if you are very allergic to bee/wasp bites, or you are taking medication that could be vital information to First Aid Responders.  Anything you choose to share with me will remain private.

Poor Weather Cancellation:  I'll check the weather forecast for where we're going the evening before we meet.  If the weather does NOT seem good enough for reasonably safe climbing then I will announce to all participants that the trip is cancelled. 

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