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Trip Information
Name: Unnecessary South Peak - on a perfect blue bird day!
Starts: Fri Jan 01, 2016
Meetup: will be emailed to you around noon time two days prior to the trip
Return: Fri Jan 01, 2016

Registration opens: Wed Dec 23, 2015
Event category: Snowshoeing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

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

- what is your average Grouse Grind time?

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

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Participant Information

Unnecessary South Peak


Total Distance:     15 km (return)
Elevation Gain:     1,600 m

Start Elevation:     920 m

Max Elevation:     1,548 m

Meeting Location and Time will be emailed to you around noon time two days prior to the trip.

Priority will be given to those who:

  • drive and can offer a ride to others.
  • have been a club member for more than a year.
  • have been on at least three club trips in the past 12 months.

Gear: snowshoes, headlamp with spare batteries, ice axe (recommended)


  • if you have previously "bailed" less than a day before the start of, or been a "no show" for any club’s trips 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 (some eager service providers mark club's messages as such ). 

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 Unnecessary South Peak: http://bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=2101

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