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Trip Information
Name: Ski Coquihalla
Starts: Sat Jan 21, 2017
Meetup: 6:30AM at Chevron on Boundary and Dominion
Return: Sat Jan 21, 2017

Registration opens: Mon Jan 16, 2017
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Steve Yun
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

(1) What is your backcountry ski experience?

(2) What Backcountry ski trips have you done this season? And Last season?

(3) Do you have AST-1 (or equivalent)? When did you take AST-1?

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Participant Information

The objective is to ski laps off of Iago Peak. Depending on conditions, Zupjok may be the alternative. I'm new to BC and am not really familiar with the area. The route looks relatively straight forward, but you should be comfortable with winter, backcountry navigation. There may be some bush whacking and route finding involved.

Avalanche safety and awareness training is mandatory (e.g. AST-1, AIARE Level 1) as are beacon, shovel and probe. You don't have to be the greatest skier, but the backcountry is not the place to learn to ski. 

Trip will be rescheduled if avalache forecast is high or extreme or if weather is really poor.

Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
Steve Yun Grade: B3 Start: Sat 3 Feb '18
M:4, C:4, W:2
Head up from the biathlon parking lot
Steve Yun Grade: B2 Start: Sat 27 Jan '18
M:10, C:14, W:0
A fun day for those who have never skied outside a resort and would like to pick up backcountry skiing this winter!
Steve Yun Grade: B3 Start: Sat 13 Jan '18
M:4, C:4, W:3
Ski tour in the Coq. Hopefully Thar, but depends on weather and avy conditions.
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