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Trip Information
Name: Snow Shelter Workshop
Starts: Sat Feb 25, 2017
Meetup: St. Davids at 6:00am
Return: Sun Feb 26, 2017

Registration opens: Sun Jan 08, 2017
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 20

Organizer: Lisa Quattrocchi
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Participant Information

Building the walls of an igloo


We will apply what we learn at the February 14 pre-trip session in a real situation in the backcountry. Over this weekend, we'll go to Paul Ridge (between Red Heather and Elfin Lakes huts in Garibaldi Park) on snowshoes or touring gear, construct some snow shelters, and then camp in them overnight to test them out. 

Bring your usual snowshoe/ski/splitboard set up, your normal winter travel gear, your avalanche gear (shovel, probe, beacon), some extra warm winter clothes including extra gloves/mitts, and warm night gear to sleep in. If you have a bivy sack and/or a snow saw, then please bring those. 

AFTER you've paid the course fee online, then you may add your name to the February 14 pre-trip session.  Either a course organizer or a website administrator will "Confirm" your attendance to both the pre-trip session and the outdoor practical course.  If you've paid for the course but not been "Confirmed" within a few days (definitely *before* the pre-trip session), then please email the course organizer to let them know, thank you.

It appears this course will soon be "FULL"... but you can still add your name to the Request List if you wish.

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