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Trip Information
Name: Rethel Couloir (PD, ice, 400m)
Starts: Mon Jul 14, 2014
Return: Tue Jul 15, 2014

Registration opens: Sun Jul 13, 2014
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 2

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

* date of your most recent crevasse rescue training

* date of one successful PD ice/snow "Alpine Select" trip

* will you drive or need a ride?

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

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Participant Information

2-days trip: bivy by the lake, return via Parkhurst / Wedgemount Glacier



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

 Personal Gear

  • half 8mm 70m dynamic dry rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness + locker +  belay device
  • ice axe OR ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2+ ice screws
  • 2 short (61cm)snow pickets
  • antibot steel crampons
  • anchor material (7-8mm 2m + 3m nylon cords etc. )
  • 2 5mm leg prusiks + 1 backup
  • rescue pulley
  • carabiners: 2 non-lockers + 4 lockers
  • Tibloc
  • 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)
  • camping gear: tent, sleeping bag, stove, fuel, etc.


  • priority is given to those who contribute most to the trip's safety, fun and success (in that order). Opposite statement is true too.
  • 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 ).

Weather: http://www.viewweather.com/w833406-weather-forecast-for-rethel_mountain-british_columbia.html

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