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Trip Information
Name: The Last Ski Tour of 2016
Starts: Sat Dec 31, 2016
Meetup: 6:55am - Locations in Planning Forum
Return: Sat Dec 31, 2016

Registration opens: Thu Dec 29, 2016
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 7

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What Avi training have you taken? How capable are you at rescuing someone?

What is your backcountry skiing experience? What is your level of skiing ability?

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Participant Information

The Last Ski Tour of 2016

Ski Tour: Pump Peak ~8km

 

Want to get out for a local ski tour on the last day of the year?

 

Join us on this moderate local backcountry ski tour. The pace will be friendly with re-grouping.

Refer to Baldwin 3rd Ed, pages 38-40.

This trip is considered suitable for skiers new to backcountry. You must be able to downhill ski blue (intermediate).

Mandatory equipment: Avi gear: Transceiver, Probe and Shovel. Headlamp suitable for skiing.

Links:  Online Avalanche Tutorial 

 

Organizer will use the Planning Forum for additional information as required.

For last minute questions and updates contact me by phone.

 

Gear required: 10 Essentials https://www.mountaineers.org/learn/how-to/the-ten-essentials/

Gear for Winter Backcountry travel, Avi gear (Transceiver, Probe, Shovel), AT or Tele skis.

Organizer will bring GPS with tracks; map and compass; Personal Locator Beacon; camera; first aid kit.

Welcome additional gear: GPS, PLB, camera, first aid kit, chocolate and cheese to share :)

 

Emergency Info:  please make sure your Emergency Contact info has been added to your web-account profile.  You can do this by logging into the bcmc.ca website, click on: My Account (top of page)... then click on Edit Emergency Contact (top-left column).  Please re-enter your password to complete the process.  Your emergency contact info is stored *privately* and only made available to those organizing trips *you* choose to attend.

Medical Info:  any info that should be shared with the organizer(s), please send an email and/or phone ASAP.  For example, if you are very allergic to bee/wasp bites, or you are taking medication that could be vital information to First Aid Responders.  Anything you choose to share will remain private.

Cancellation:  We'll check the weather forecast for where we're going 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 and everyone will be notified by email.

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