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Trip Information
Name: Rainbow mountain or Mount sproatt via hanging lk
Starts: Sun Nov 27, 2016
Meetup: Cambie-city hall station at 5:30am
Return: Sun Nov 27, 2016

Registration opens: Fri Nov 25, 2016
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2/2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Johannes Esterlé
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Do you have your AST1 or a serious knowledge of avalanche assessment?

When did you last practice some companion rescue? When did you last read about avalanche safety and companion rescue? If it has been a while, will you refresh your memory by reading the AST1 booklet or the Avalanche Canada online tutorial (http://www.avalanche.ca/tutorial/) before the trip?

Do you have a 4WD vehicle? How many people could you take?

How many years of active ski touring do you have?

Can you skin up 400m elevation per hour ?

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Participant Information

Who's up to skin up either rainbow mountain or mount sproatt via hanging lk and enjoy some good turns while all Vancouver is gathering in Whistler ?!

There are 2 objectives, and we'll choose depending on the participant fitness. For rainbow mountain there are +1430m and for mount sproat +1160m.

There is big no technical difficulty except maybe some noisy sledges...!


***** What to bring:

- Beacon (check battery) , shovel, probe

- Headlamp.

- Clothes to stay in the snow the whole day

- Extra clothes and space blanket as safety

- Food and water

- A little first aid kit

- Map of the area.

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