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Trip Information
Name: The Lord of the Squirrels
Starts: Thu Mar 09, 2017
Meetup: St Davids church parking lot at Highway 1 and Taylor Way in West Vancouver at 6:30 AM
Return: Thu Mar 09, 2017

Registration opens: Sun Mar 05, 2017
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Kubik
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What kind of vehicle do you have and how many passengers can you take? I prefer to take fuel efficient vehicles and leave the heavy gas suckers at the meeting area.

To ensure trip participants meet the minimum level of skiing ability required- intermediate level, please provide me with a reference trip you completed recently.

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Participant Information

Intermediate and expert friendly trip skiing big trees on the east side of Sproatt Mountain. The route roughly follows the Lord of the Squirrels mountain bike trail. Approach is from Function Junction via the Flank Trail. We will not likely be going to the summit. Rather we will concentrate on tree skiing below the subalpine zone. Slope angle will not likely exceed 35 degrees. The trees are generally open. There may be a short band of tight second growth trees above the approach road. The approach trail and logging road should present no problem on the descent based on the forecast snowfall this week but be prepared for trail and logging road skiing which can present its own set of challenges due to the narrow width.

Vehicle travel is only on paved and plowed roads. Please bring companion rescue equipment such as beacon, shovel and probe. Based on the trip objective it is highly unlikely they are required.

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