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Trip Information
Name: West Lion
Starts: Sat Jan 19, 2013
Meetup: 1) New West Skytrain Station 2) Church
Return: Sat Jan 19, 2013

Registration opens: Mon Jan 14, 2013
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE A RESPONSE please answer these questions:

* Date and route number of at least one completed PD+ ice/snow trip (or harder) from the alpine select list http://goo.gl/8j8qb.

* Date of your most recent avalanche rescue response practice

* Do you need carpool?

* If you drive, can you come to New West to pick up rides?

* Your gear: fill the form http://goo.gl/vQLzO

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Participant Information

Skills: Basic mountaineering training + avalanche rescue response. Must have completed at least one PD+ ice/snow route from Alpine Select List.

Personal Gear: Avalanche beacon, snow shovel, probe. Snowshoes. Pair of ice tools(hammer + adze), steel (no aluminum!) crampons, helmet, climbing harness, 60m 8mm half rope, 2+ ice screws, rescue pulley, ascender (tibloc or jumar), rappel / anchor material, 2+ snow pickets (one short, one long) with runners attached, min. 2 5mm prusiks, minimal rock protection set if you have(cams ok, but passive pro preferred), personal emergency kit (head lamp with spare batteries, medical, PLB/SPOT/GPS if you have).

Safety Levels
POP (probability of precipitation) < 40%
Rain accumulation < 5 mm
Avalanche Danger:  Moderate
Weather Forecast:
http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=zmw:00000.1.71892&MR=1
Avalanche Forecast:
http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/bulletins/latest/north-shore
*if minimum safety levels are not met, the trip will be suspended or canceled, last minute cancellations do occur.

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