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Trip Information
Name: Castle Towers
Starts: Sat Feb 28, 2015
Meetup: St. David's Church 7:00am
Return: Sun Mar 01, 2015

Registration opens: Tue Feb 24, 2015
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Starla Talbot
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Enjoying the nice weather and views with an overnight ski touring trip. Objective would be to summit Castle Towers via Gentian Pass/Polonium Ridge, which requires crossing the gentle Helm glacier. Saturday would hike/skin in, ski easy slopes in the area, and camp. Sunday would ascend Castle Towers and then ski out. 


- AST-1 + avalanche beacon/shovel/probe

-Glacier travel skills and equipment 

-Winter camping experience

-Mountaineering experience

Hopefully skies will be useful with our snow pack. We will make decisions based on observations on the mountain. Currently forecast is fair weather on Saturday/Sunday. 

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