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Trip Information
Name: Garibaldi Neve Traverse
Starts: Fri Mar 22, 2013
Meetup:
Return: Sun Mar 24, 2013

Registration opens: Fri Feb 01, 2013
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Don Montrichard
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

IF WE HAVE NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN ON A TRIP TOGETHER, AND YOU WANT TO RECEIVE A RESPONSE, THEN YOU MUST ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

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

What is your highest level of formal avalanche safety/rescue completed?

Have you winter camped before? Where and when?

Do you have all of the mandatory individual gear?

Do have a tent that you can share?

Do you have a single-burner stove that you can share?

Do you have a rope suitable for glacier travel that you can share?

Blended or single malt?

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Participant Information

Co-Organized with Mike Hamata.

Trip logistics will involve shuttling vehicles to either end of traverse (Diamond Head parking lot and Garibaldi Lake trailhead).

ALL participants MUST have the following skills, experience and equipment:

  • previous winter camping experience
  • glacier travel and crevasse rescue skills
  • avalanche safety and rescue

Mandatory individual gear:

  • AT/tele skis or splitboard
  • ski or snowboard boots
  • skins
  • poles
  • avalanche transceiver
  • shovel
  • probe
  • headlamp
  • helmet
  • harness
  • belay/rappel device
  • locking carabiners (minimum 3)
  • non-locking carabiners (minimum 3)
  • pulleys (minimum 1)
  • 2 x 5 meter lengths of 7mm accessory climbing cord
  • 1 x 1.75 meter length of 7mm accessory climbing cord
  • 1 x double shoulder sling (120 cm loop), full strength - sewn or non-sewn
  • sleeping pad
  • sleeping bag (rated to approx. -15 celsius)
  • sun & wind protection: sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses and/or ski goggles
  • clothing for several days in the elements, from hot weather to multiple hours of sub-zero weather
  • food for 2-3 days
  • a pack big enough to carry all of the above (and a bit more)

Consider bringing the following:

  • crampons (aluminium are okay)
  • basic ice axe
  • compass/map/GPS (trip organizer will carry one set)
  • first aid kit (trip organizer will have one)
  • communications device (trip organizer will carry a SPOT device)
  • Avalung and/or airbag pack

Shared group gear (we will organize this in the weeks ahead of the trip):

  • tents
  • stoves & fuel
  • cooking pots
  • ropes (8mm or similar)
  • snow and ice protection
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