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Trip Information
Name: Crown Couloir (F, ice)
Starts: Sat Mar 01, 2014
Return: Sat Mar 01, 2014

Registration opens: Wed Feb 12, 2014
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 2

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

* do you have belay, rappel, anchors training?

* date of most technical Alpine Select ( http://goo.gl/8j8qb ) snow/ice trip?

* will you drive or need a ride?

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

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Participant Information

Approach via BCMC trail. Down by gondola ($10) or BCMC trail.


  • Basic mountaineering training.
  • Avalanche rescue response.
  • Must have completed at least one ice/snow route from Alpine Select list.

Personal Gear

  • avalanche beacon
  • snow shovel
  • snowshoes
  • half 8mm 60/70m dynamic dry rope (or else)
  • helmet
  • harness
  • ice tools (hammer + adze)
  • 2 ice screws
  • 2 snow pickets (1 short + 1 long with runners attached)
  • 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 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 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 ).

Safety Levels

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