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Trip Information
Name: Mount Sproatt (near Whistler)
Starts: Sat Mar 23, 2013
Meetup: 6:30 am; St. Davids' (Taylor Way and Hwy 1)
Return: Sat Mar 23, 2013

Registration opens: Wed Mar 20, 2013
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C2-C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Jim Vercammen
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Have you previously skied on trips that involve six plus hours of skiing, 800 meters plus of elevation gain and some short steep sections? If so, provide an example of such a trip? If you have not previously done such a trip but feel you are capable, please explain.

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Participant Information

The VOC has a great description of this trip: http://www.ubc-voc.com/wiki/Mount_Sproatt

The steep section typically requires boot packing for about 100 meters.

Participants must bring along and know how to use the standard avalanche safety gear (i.e., beacon, probe and shovel). Ideally, participants will have taken a formal avalanche safety course (e.g., AST-1). A headlamp is also mandatory.

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Jim Vercammen Grade: B2-C2/3 Start: Sat 9 Mar '13
M:11, C:9, W:5
If the conditions are good and the group is fit, it is possible to summit Rohr and be back to the trailhead by 5 pm
Jim Vercammen Grade: B2 Start: Sat 26 Jan '13
M:7, C:6, W:0
Climb Gin Peak via Hanging Lake with access from the Whistler Olympic Park
Jim Vercammen Grade: B2-C2/3 Start: Sat 21 Apr '12
M:0, C:0, W:0
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