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Name: Harvey North Ramp (descending standard route)
Starts: Sat Jan 07, 2017
Meetup: Meeting Details in Planning Forum
Return: Sat Jan 07, 2017

Registration opens: Thu Jan 05, 2017
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Winifred Swatschek
Profile info:
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Participant Information

Photo linked from cascadeclimbers.com

Winter Climb of Mt Harvey via its North Ramp

One day ascent of Mt. Harvey via its North facing ramp.

Trip will be dependent upon viable conditions and stable snowpack.

Approach via Lions Bay and logging roads in Magnesia Creek drainage. We'll use snowshoes, not skis.

Expect steep snow and alpine ice (up to 45-50 degrees).

Participants must have experience climbing an alpine route rated AD or greater.

Gear required: You're expected to bring the 10 Essentials [INFO LINK]

** more gear to be posted in the planning forum**

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

Organizer will bring their own 10 Essentials including GPS with tracks; Map and compass; Personal Locator Beacon; Camera; First aid kit.

Recommended carpooling cost:  ~$5; please arrange with driver; bring funds.

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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