About BCMC Events Schedule Club Forums Hut Booking News - Media Club Resources Search
 
Trip Information
Name: Mount Garibaldi - East Face - PD+, ice - TRIP IS FULL!
Starts: Fri May 03, 2013
Meetup:
Return: Sun May 05, 2013

Registration opens: Thu Apr 04, 2013
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C4-C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Don Montrichard
Profile info:
Login to Join BCMC Trips

You must login in order to sign up online for one of the BCMC Trips. If you don't have a BCMC membership account then please obtain one.  If you'd prefer to learn more before joining then please join as a 30-day Guest member.   Some trips are BCMC members only.

Participant Information
(DRAFT) ITINERARY
 
Friday evening - drive up to the Diamond Head Trailhead & parking lot, skin as far as we can go that evening (perhaps to Elfin Lakes shelter - although based on my last crowded experience there, I may choose to sleep in the tent...).
 
Saturday - climb over the Saddle, descend north side of the Gargoyles, contour beneath Diamond Head and Atwell Peak to a campsite on the Diamond Glacier
 
Sunday - get up early, climb Garibaldi East Face, return to camp, ski back out the way we came (or alternatively, ski into Ring Creek, but then we have to climb back up to Elfin Lakes)
 
PERSONAL GEAR
 
It likely goes without saying of course, but (at a minimum) you will need the following for this trip:
 
AT or Tele skis (or a splitboard) with skins
 
Beacon, shovel & probe
 
Crampons, ice axe, helmet, harness, 
 
Belay/rappel device, locking and non-locking biners, couple of slings
 
Crevasse Rescue/Extraction Gear (Texas prussiks, pulley(s), ice screw)
 
GROUP GEAR
 
Please reply to the following questions:
 
1. Do have a suitable tent you can share?
 
2. Do you have a stove that you can bring along?
 
3. Do you have a rope suitable for glacier travel that you can bring along?
 
I will bring a GPS, map, first aid kit, satellite communicator, ski repair kit.
 
VEHICLES
 
Please also reply to these questions:
 
4. Can you drive and, if so, how many people (plus packs) can you fit into your vehicle? The road up to the parking lot is now passable for 2wd and low clearance vehicles.
Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
RSS
 
 
Don Montrichard Grade: D5 Start: Fri 22 Aug '14
M:4, C:4, W:1
A high traverse of the highlights of the Tantalus Range
Don Montrichard Grade: C-D 4-5 Start: Sat 2 Aug '14
M:4, C:3, W:0
Mountaineering in the Tantalus Range
Don Montrichard Grade: D5 Start: Sat 12 Jul '14
M:6, C:5, W:0
One of the easier routes up the north side
Copyright © 2018 British Columbia Mountaineering Club