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Trip Information
Name: Ski Coquihalla
Starts: Sun Mar 13, 2016
Meetup: 6:30AM at Chevron on Boundary and Dominion
Return: Sun Mar 13, 2016

Registration opens: Tue Mar 01, 2016
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Steve Yun
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

(1) What is your backcountry ski experience?

(2) Do you have AST-1 (or equivalent)? When did you take AST-1?

(3) Do you need a ride to the carpool spot?

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Participant Information

The objective is to ski laps off of Zupjok Peak. Depending on conditions, Iago may be the alternative. I'm new to BC and haven't skied Zupjok or Iago. The route looks relatively straight forward, but you should be comfortable with winter, backcountry navigation. Baldwin lists the total distance as 8km and 610m of elevation gain. You should research the route on your own. You can start with Baldwin's guide on page 198. 

Avalanche safety and awareness training is mandatory (e.g. AST-1, AIARE Level 1) as are beacon, shovel and probe. You don't have to be the greatest skier, but the backcountry is not the place to learn to ski. 

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