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Trip Information
Name: North Creek cabin 3 days ski trip
Starts: Fri Mar 25, 2016
Meetup: McDonald's restaurant in Pemberton (first light intersection on the right) at 8-8.30 am on March 25
Return: Sun Mar 27, 2016

Registration opens: Mon Feb 01, 2016
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Andrei Smertin
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1) Please shortly describe your backcountry skiing experience

2) What backcountry ski trips did you make in 2015/2016 seasons?

3) Could you drive a car and how many persons with ski gear can you take?

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Participant Information

See John Baldwin "Exploring the coast Mountains on Skis" p 244-246. Access from the Lillooet river road km 17. Approach on skis will take ~8 hours to 1230m cabin location with 2200 feet of elevation. It's ~9km on logging road and 5km at the bottom of the valley exposed to large avalanches. There are two creek crossings involved. See approach route (and download it to your GPS if you have one) https://bcmc.ca/m/pedometer/view/North-Creek-cabin-ski-approach

On second day we will ski Sessel Mountain 2710M. GPS proposed track file is uploaded in event files.

On third day we will ski out back to the Lillooet river road ~5hours.

For non BCMC members there is a nightly fee for cabin usage - see https://bcmc.ca/club_huts.php

ALL participants MUST have the following equipment:

  • Beacon, Probe & Shovel
  • AST-1 or higher training
  • AT/telemark ski or splitboard setup (including skins)
  • Headlamp
  • Appropriate clothing for being out in the elements all day
  • Enough food and water to remain on the move for most of the day. Please bring your gas stove to cook in cabin.
  • Sleeping bag and pad. 
Trip Photos
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