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Trip Information
Name: Coquihalla: Iago & Big Bear
Starts: Sat Jan 13, 2018
Meetup: 6am. Chevron at 12th/boundary. 3030 Boundary Rd, Burnaby, BC V5M 4A1
Return: Sat Jan 13, 2018

Registration opens: Wed Jan 10, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2/3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Brad Hayes
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Do you have AST1? When did you take it?

What is your downhill skiing ability (black, blue, green etc).

Can you drive? If so, how many?

Do you have shovel, probe, transceiver?

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A quick intermediate-level backcountry trip to Iago/Big Bear. We'll plan to ski a few laps of the Iago North Bowl, which is fairly low angle. If we have time, and avy are acceptable, we'll circle around to Big Bear and drop north-east down the ridge into the bowl between Iago and Big Bear. These are north facing runs, so the snow tends to be pretty good.

Anyone attending needs to have AST1, plus shovel, probe and transceiver. Headlamps are a must as the trip back from Big Bear can sometimes have open streams and be time consuming.

This is suitable for intermediate level skiers. Iago is not a hard trip, but adding Big Bear means this shouldn't be your first trip.

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