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Trip Information
Name: Rain Check
Starts: Sat Nov 16, 2019
Meetup: 8:oo am. See Planning Forum.
Return: Sat Nov 16, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Nov 15, 2019
Event category: Hiking
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
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Participant Information

Trip Description: 

Rain Check

An easy to moderately paced mix of trails in North Vancouver. Get out in the storm with us and test your gear :)

We will discuss potential hazards from trees, steep/unstable slopes, riverbanks, debris chutes and swift water.


We will be hiking several trails in the Lynn Valley Area.

Along the way we will check out the flow and hazards near the creeks: expect impressively large volumes of fast moving water!!

Expected distance ~10-15km. Expected time ~3.5-4.5 hours. Partnering and regrouping along the way.

Easy options to bail out early along the way in case of hazards, or if someone needs to leave early.





Organizer will use the Trip Planning forum for additional information as required.


For last minute questions and updates contact me directly on my phone.


Gear required: 10 Essentials

Umbrella: optional :)

Organizer will bring GPS; Map and compass; Cell phone; Camera; First aid kit, Chocolate to share.


Expected conditions: Wet and Windy and possibly dangerous.

Storm hazards including heavy rain, wind, flying or falling debris, landslides, flooding, swift water,


Emergency 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.

Medical Info:  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 will remain private.

Cancellation:  We'll check the weather forecast for where we're going the evening before we meet.  If the weather forecast does NOT appear to be adequate for a safe outing then the trip will be cancelled and everyone will be notified by email and telephone.

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