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Trip Information
Name: Burwell & Coliseum via Lynn Headwaters
Starts: Sat Jun 17, 2017
Meetup: 5:30am @ 4193 Lynn Valley Rd (General Store)
Return: Sat Jun 17, 2017

Registration opens: Wed Jun 14, 2017
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: D3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Maria Masiar
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1) What was the last big hike you did this year?

2) Do you know how to self-arrest?

3) Do you have an ice axe and crampons?

4) Are you comfortable in steep snow?

5) What is your current training for endurance?

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Participant Information

This trip will begin at the "End of the Line General Store" at 5:30am on Lynn Valley Rd. The road to the regular parking lot is currently closed so it means an extra 2km walk in along the paved road to our start.

After a gear check and route overview we'll start our hike at 6am. We will do a speedy hike to Norvan falls after which point we'll turn right near the bridge and follow the Mountain Creek Trail towards Coliseum and Burwell. Note that the current snow line is at 1100m and we will be dealing with snow above that point. You MUST have an ice axe and crampons to participate and know how to self-arrest. This will be a long day covering over 20km in challenging forest-snow terrain requiring strong physical fitness. Given the weather we may encounter some white out conditions higher-up.

- Ice Axe + Crampons
- Puffy + Goretex jacket
- Winter gloves/hat for the snow
- Change of dry socks
- Lots of calories to keep you going
- Bring a light harness + Caribiners + ATC in case we encounter a steep traverse or need it to descend a veggie belay.
- Hiking Poles
- Head Lamp

Group Gear
- I will bring a 30m rope + I think another rope would be good if someone has another 30m.
- 2 Pickets + Slings
- InReach

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