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Trip Information
Name: Over the Rainbow
Starts: Sat Dec 30, 2017
Meetup: 5:25am Info in Planning Forum
Return: Mon Jan 01, 2018

Registration opens: Mon Dec 18, 2017
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2-C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Can you drive? Or do you prefer to ride with someone? What city are you coming from?

2. Avi training? How practiced/capable are you at rescuing someone?

3. How many years downhill skiing? Level of ability? How many years backcountry skiing?

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Participant Information


Celebrate the New Year with a summit attempt of Rainbow Mountain from basecamp near Iceberg Lake

Organizer will use the Trip Planning forum for additional information as required. 

For last minute questions and updates, contact by phone.

Gear required:  https://www.mountaineers.org/learn/how-to/the-ten-essentials/

Avi gear (Digital Transceiver, Probe, Shovel).

Headlamp suitable for skiing at night.

Overnight camping equipment.

Gear for Winter Backcountry travel. We wear helmets on the downhill.

AT, Tele or Split-board.

Ski-crampons and ice axe might be a good idea.

Treats to share :)

Organizer will bring GPS with some tracks; Map and compass; Personal Locator Beacon; Camera; First aid kit.

Recommended carpooling cost:  approx. $20 per passenger; please arrange with driver; bring funds.

Access to trailhead near Whistler from Hwy 99.


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