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Trip Information
Name: Rex's Pillar (a.k.a. Slalok) - Stonecrop Face (RESCHEDULED)
Starts: Mon Aug 05, 2013
Meetup: In Travel Plan that emailed two days prior to the trip
Return: Mon Aug 05, 2013

Registration opens: Tue Jan 01, 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

* date and place of your most recent crevasse rescue training

* date of at least one successful PD snow/ice grade trip

* will you drive or need a ride?

* if you drive, is it 2WD / 4WD / high clearance?

* describe gear that you can share: http://goo.gl/vQLzO

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Participant Information

Alpine Select #66.  Car camp on the night before (leaving Vancouver at 18:00 )


  • proven formal basic mountaineering course
  • crevasse rescue response training


  • must have completed at least one PD ice/snow route from Alpine Select List ( http://goo.gl/8j8qb )


  • half 8mm 60m dynamic dry rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness
  • ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2 ice screws
  • 2 snow pickets (1 short + 1 long with runners attached)
  • antibot steel (no aluminum!) crampons
  • rappel material enough for at least two rappel stations
  • 2 5mm leg prusiks
  • rescue pulley
  • ascender (Tibloc or jumar)
  • minimal rock protection set if you have(cams OK, but passive pro preferred),
  • personal emergency kit incl. medical, space blanket, flares (if you have)
  • headlamp with spare fresh batteries
  • PLB/SPOT/GPS (if you have)


  • priority is given to those who contribute most to the trip's safety, fun and success (in that order). Opposite is true too.
  • trip without Approved Participants is subject to change
  • if minimum safety levels are not met (because of weather, conditions, etc.) the trip will be canceled, last minute cancellations do occur
  • if you want to receive a response you must answer  all "Trip Planning Questions"
  • if you haven't received response, check your email in Spam folder (some eager service providers mark club's messages as such )

In photo: summit of Slalok as seen from Joffre Peak in July-2013




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