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Trip Information
Name: Whistler Backcountry - Beginner Friendly
Starts: Sat Nov 28, 2015
Meetup: Taylor Way church at 6:00 a.m.
Return: Sat Nov 28, 2015

Registration opens: Wed Nov 04, 2015
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Mike Hamata
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Can you drive?

2. Please describe your backcountry skiing experience.

3. What is the highest level avalanche training you have taken and when did you take it?

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Participant Information

See the Baldwin Guide (musical bumps etc.) for route info. We will take the Whistler lifts, and you'll have to pay the lift fee if you don't have a WB pass.

This is not a course, and all participants must have some previous ski touring experience as well as avalanche training.

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

(trip organizer will carry the following items: first aid kit, GPS/Compass/Map)

This will involve the potential for some objective dangers. Trip will only "go" with a decent weather forecast (POP of 30% or less).

Please consider NOT seeking to join this trip unless you have conducted your own research into the route, and compared that with your own experience, fitness level and skill.

Please update your BCMC Account Profile with your emergency contact information. To do that you have to login on the website, click the "My account" button at top right, then click on "edit profile information", then select the "private information" tab and enter your emergency contact information -- this info will stay in your profile and is made available to a trip organizer automatically -- it saves time at the meeting point.

N.B. 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.

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