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Trip Information
Name: Garabaldi-Neve in 3 days
Starts: Sat Apr 15, 2017
Meetup: St. Davids United Church, North Vancouver, 6AM
Return: Mon Apr 17, 2017

Registration opens: Thu Mar 09, 2017
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Shannon Healy
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Do you have a vehicle? How many can you take?

What is your backcountry skiing experience? What is your glacier travel experience? What is your multi-day expedition experience? What is your avalanche training experience?

Do you have a suitable tent for this trip?

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Participant Information

A classic ski trip during Easter long weekend! We will start at the Diamondhead, and join the throngs of people to the Black Tusk. To allow for whiteouts/bad weather, to stretch the trip out (shorter days) or maybe an ascent of Garabaldi, I am planning for an extra day. Participants are expected to be self sufficient in skiing, glacier travel and multi-day travel. This is a relatively easy traverse, and I am a slow skier, but a lousy instructor so this isn't a beginner friendly trip. Priority will be given to applicants who have a vehicle and camping supplies.

Expected to bring:

Ski equipment (avi stuff, skiing stuff)

Glacier travel (harness, two prussics, two lockers, really good sunglasses)

Camping supplies (a shared tent, sleeping bag, pad)

Food for three days.

More details will come as the day gets closer.

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