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Trip Information
Name: Brandywine Mountain - Classic Daytrip
Starts: Sat Mar 03, 2018
Meetup: St Davids at 5:30am
Return: Sat Mar 03, 2018

Registration opens: Wed Feb 07, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 7

Organizer: Seth Baker
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Trip Planning Questions

Can you ski black diamond trees?

Can you skin uphill for 8 hours straight?

Do you have AST-1 or better?

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Participant Information

Intermediate-advanced day trip from Vancouver to climb Brandywine Mountain.  

Participants must have AST-1 or better.  Participants should be fit enough to skin at a moderate pace for at least 8 hours.  Skin up is approximately 15km and 1,750m one way.  Ski down is intermediate-advanced (blue-black diamond) terrain with lots of trees and variable snow.

Bring standard day trip gear (food, clothes layers, skis, skins, boots, poles).  If you have ski crampons, bring them in case it's frozen solid in the trees.  If you don't have ski crampons, don't worry about it.

As always, avie gear is required (beacon, shovel, probe) and a headlamp.  Please double check batteries in headlamp and avalanche beacon.

Early start...we'll meet at 5:30am at St Davids and hopefully be skinning before sunrise.

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