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Name: Mount Matier - NE Spur (PD+, ice)
Starts: Tue Dec 02, 2014
Return: Wed Dec 03, 2014

Registration opens: Fri Nov 28, 2014
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

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

* date of the most recent crevasse rescue training

* will you drive or need a ride?

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

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Participant Information

Winter Climb of Alpine Select route #64 (Northeast Spur, PD+, ice).
2-days trip

Skills Required

 Personal Gear

  • avalanche beacon
  • snow shovel
  • snowshoes
  • half 8mm 70m dynamic dry rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness
  • ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2+ ice screws
  • 2 short (61cm) snow pickets with runners attached
  • antibot steel crampons
  • anchor material (7-8mm 2m + 3m nylon cords or else )
  • 2 5-mm leg prusiks + one short ratchet + one spare
  • 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)


  • if you have previously "bailed" less than a day before the start of, or been a "no show" for, one of the trip organizer's previous trips, you need not apply to join this one - you will not get a response.
  • 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 clearly 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 ).

map: http://goo.gl/maps/NzmRE

Weather: http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-Matier/forecasts/2783

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