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Trip Information
Name: Mount Outram ski
Starts: Sun Mar 04, 2018
Meetup: North Grandview Hwy and Penticton Street at 6:30 AM
Return: Sun Mar 04, 2018

Registration opens: Thu Mar 01, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Kubik
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Have you a vehicle? What is its fuel efficiency? Can you get to the meeting spot TBD? How many passengers and gear can you take? If I have not skied with you before what recent difficult and physically demanding ski trips have you done?

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Participant Information

Mount Outram is a classic ski trip. Round trip is about 18 km. Total elevation gain is 1800 meters. There is the possibility of skiing the basin SW of the peak. Be prepared for adventure!

You need headlamp, spare batteries, skis, 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 to climb 1800 meters in a day and still have enough reserves to ski difficult terrain.

Meet up time is 6:30 AM. Meeting spot in Vancouver is the corner of North Grandview Highway and Penticton Street. It is about 3 blocks east of Renfrew Skytrain station. It's on the Central Valley Greenway bike route. It is the southwest corner of the huge Vancouver Technical Secondary School property below the playing field. There is lots of parking alongside the school property. See the maps in the Planning Forum (one from Google Maps, the other an annotated screenshot).

Trip Photos
West Gate, Manning Park
_West Gate, Manning Park
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