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Trip Information
Name: Black Tusk Meadows - FULL!
Starts: Sat Jan 19, 2013
Meetup: St. David's Church at 6:00 a.m.
Return: Sat Jan 19, 2013

Registration opens: Thu Jan 03, 2013
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2-C2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Don Montrichard
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Have you successfully completed the AST-1 course?

Do you have/will you obtain a beacon, probe and shovel?

Have you practiced using your beacon this winter?

Do you have a vehicle? Willing to carpool? How many passengers (plus gear) can you transport?

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Participant Information

See pages 56-67 of the latest edition of the Baldwin guide. Access via the Garibaldi Lake Trail (very possible that we will be hiking some distance in ski boots). Goals might include shoulder of the Black Tusk, Panorama Ridge, Gentian Peak.

ALL participants MUST have the following:

Beacon, Probe & Shovel

AST-1 or higher training

AT/telemark ski or splitboard setup (including skins)


Appropriate clothing for being out in the elements all day

Enough food and water to remain on the move for most of the day

(trip organizer will carry the following items: first aid kit, SPOT device, GPS/Compass/Map)

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