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Trip Information
Name: Here We Go Again
Starts: Sat Jan 20, 2018
Meetup: 5:25am Info in Planning Forum
Return: Sat Jan 20, 2018

Registration opens: Tue Jan 16, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B-C2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 12

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

Here We Go Again

Ski tour to Mt Kelly in Manning Park

Ski touring near Mt Kelly. Note: actual weather may not be as depicted in the photo :)

See Baldwin's Guide, 3rd Edition, page 207.

This trip is intended for members who are new to the BCMC and/or new to backcountry skiing. You must be able to downhill ski intermediate or above. Faced with trees or poor conditions you should be able to use survival ski techniques. You must have experience with your backcountry equipment. You must have avi training. This must Not be your first time touring in the backcountry. 

Preference given to those who have completed the Introduction to Backcountry Skiing Course.

We hope you enjoy avoiding trees on the ski out :) Not too difficult for an intermediate skier, but they still jump out at you once in a while!

We 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.

We wear helmets on the downhill.

AT, Tele or Split-board.

Treats to share :) especially chocolate!

Organizer will bring GPS with tracks; Map and compass; Personal Locator Beacon; Emergency bivy; Tarp and 15m cord; Bone saw; Camera; First aid kit.

Recommended carpooling cost:  approx. $25 per passenger; please arrange with driver; bring funds.

Access to trailhead in Manning Park adjacent to Hwy 3.

 

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