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Trip Information
Name: Sky Pilot
Starts: Sat Dec 16, 2017
Meetup: Option 1: Gondola base at 9 am Option 2: St Davids at 8 am
Return: Sat Dec 16, 2017

Registration opens: Wed Nov 22, 2017
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2/3(4)  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Wayne Pattern
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

How many years of back country ski experience?

Are you familiar with the route (winter or summer)

Have you seen or been caught in an avalanche?

Can you provide transportation?

If you are a split boarder can you keep up?

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Participant Information

This is a lift assisted trip to the Sky Pilot area.  The terrain is complex and there are terrain traps.  There may also be travel on the Stadium glacier, so rescue skills are required.  A person died on this glacier in 2014.  There is also the option of skiing down under the gondola, depending on the snow pack.  I have made the summit of both Sky and Copilot in the summer.  This is my first time to the area in winter.  If the weather cooperates this will be a great day.

https://www.seatoskygondola.com/adventures/ski-touring

http://www.coaststeepskier.com/wphome/?p=36732

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