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Trip Information
Name: Mamquam Mountain
Starts: Sat Feb 28, 2015
Meetup:
Return: Mon Mar 02, 2015

Registration opens: Wed Feb 25, 2015
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 at least one successful winter PD snow/ice trip

* date of the most recent avalanche 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

Mamquam Mountain
"Many parties routinely fail to climb this summit" http://bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=29

Approach: via Darling Lake Trail.
Bivy @ Darling Lake
ridge.


Skills Required

 Personal Gear

  • avalanche beacon
  • probe
  • 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 (Nylon cords / Dyneema slings)
  • 2 5-mm leg prusiks + one short ratchet + one spare
  • rescue pulley
  • ascender (Tibloc or jumar)
  • minimal rock protection set if you have: passive pro only, pitons preferred
  • personal emergency kit incl. medical, space blanket, flares (if you have)
  • headlamp with spare fresh batteries
  • PLB/SPOT/GPS (if you have)

 NOTES

  • 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 ).

LINKS
Mamquam on Bivouachttp://bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=29
Weather: http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mamquam-Mountain/forecasts/2588
Avalanche: http://www.avalanche.ca/

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