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Trip Information
Name: Avalanche Transceiver Practice
Starts: Tue Jan 29, 2013
Meetup: tentative: 5:30pm at North Van Superstore
Return: Tue Jan 29, 2013

Registration opens: Wed Jan 23, 2013
Event category: Other
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
Profile info:
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What kind of transceiver do you have?

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Participant Information

This is not a course but an opportunity for practice.  If you don't know how to use your transceiver, that's fine, just let me know beforehand.


  • transceiver
  • container to protect buried transceiver
  • shovel
  • probe (optional)
  • snowshoes (optional)
  • headlamp

I will have my transceiver plus one extra for burial.

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