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Trip Information
Name: Back to Baker
Starts: Sat Jun 25, 2016
Return: Sun Jun 26, 2016

Registration opens: Sat Jun 18, 2016
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: B2-C2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Alexandre Ananou
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Participant Information

Preference given to Members who joined the recent BCMC Introduction to Mountaineering sessions.

Preferred number of 9 or 12 participants. Rope teams of 3 preferred. Possibly 2 'independent' teams of 6.


Departure Saturday morning (option to leave on Friday evening). Base camp at the Football Field. Summit attempt on Sunday morning (Alpine start). Back to Base camp. Pack up and return by Sunday evening.


Overnight camping gear and tent (shared).

Rope, Harness and gear for glacier travel. 

10 Essentials:
  1. Navigation (map and compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses and sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candles)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter

Welcome additional gear: GPS with tracks, PLB, Camera, Lithium Batteries AA and AAA.

Logistics (tent sharing, car pooling, departure times etc...) taken off-line.

Must have experience in glacier travel & crevasse rescue.

Cancellation:  We'll check the weather forecast up until the evening before we meet.  If the weather forecast does NOT appear to be adequate for a safe outing then the trip will be cancelled / moved to a different location and everyone will be notified by email.

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