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Trip Information
Name: Howe Sound Crest ski traverse
Starts: Wed Feb 14, 2018
Meetup: St Davids church parking lot at Highway 1 and Taylor Way in West Vancouver at 6:30 AM
Return: Wed Feb 14, 2018

Registration opens: Sun Feb 11, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Kubik
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Trip Planning Questions

Have you a vehicle? Can you get to the meeting spot in West Van? We need to drop a vehicle or two in Lions Bay depending on party size. How many passengers and gear can you take?

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Participant Information

Looking for a window of good weather on Wednesday to do the ski traverse from Cypress Bowl to Lions Bay. If the weather forecast for Wednesday deteriorates I might reschedule it for Thursday

You need headlamp, spare batteries, skis, snow shovel, probe and beacon. In terms of skiing ability, you need to be competent skiing steep trees, big alpine slopes and narrow trails. You also need to be physically fit as it is a long way to Lions Bay with a fair bit of up and down.

The group size of 8 depends on the number of vehicles we get. For example, two vehicles are required for four people. For eight people, four vehicles are required.

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