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Trip Information
Name: Crown Couloir (F-, ice)
Starts: Sun Jan 03, 2016
Meetup: will be emailed to you around noon time two days prior to the trip
Return: Sun Jan 03, 2016

Registration opens: Sun Dec 27, 2015
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

- in the past 12 months, have you ever cancelled any club trip participation within a day or been a no-show?

- what is your most technical successful Alpine Select trip (peak’s name, date, technical grade of the route, name of the leader)?

- will you drive? if so, how many passengers can you take?

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Participant Information

Crown Couloir 

Route
:
F-, 465m snow/ice
Approach
: Taking SkyRide up and down
Meeting Time and Location
 will be emailed to you around noon time two days prior to the trip

Prerequisites

Personal Gear - Main

  • snowshoes

  • crampons

  • snow shovel

  • avalanche transceiver

  • avalanche probe

  • 30-70m 8mm half rope (or else)

  • helmet

  • harness + belay device (Reverso type)

  • carabiners: 4 non-lockers + 4 lockers + 1 large pear shape

  • anchor material: cords and slings (Nylon, Dyneema, Spectra)

  • two 5-mm prusiks + 1 spare

  • two short (61cm) snow pickets with runners attached

  • pair of ice tools

  • personal emergency kit incl. medical

  • headlamp with spare fresh batteries

Personal Gear - Extra

  • alpine rock protection (cams, nuts, pitons)

  • rescue pulley

  • mechanical ascender (Tibloc, Ropeman, etc.)

  • PLB/SPOT/GPS

  • regular straight ice axe

IMPORTANT

  • if you have previously "bailed" less than a day before the start of, or been a "no show" for any club’s trip in the past 12 months, you need not apply to join this one - you will not get a response.

  • if minimum safety levels are not met (because of the bad weather, conditions, etc.) this 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.

 

Links
Weather: http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Crown-Mountain-North-Vancouver-British-Columbia/forecasts/1504
Avalanche Info: http://www.northshorerescue.com/avalanche-info/ 
Avalanche Forecast: http://www.avalanche.ca/forecasts/north-shore
About Crown: http://bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=567 
Route:
http://bivouac.com/TripPg.asp?TripId=7960

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