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Trip Information
Name: Mount Baker south side
Starts: Sat May 19, 2018
Meetup: Ontario Street between 33rd and 37th Avenues at 5:30 AM
Return: Sat May 19, 2018

Registration opens: Wed May 16, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Kubik
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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? Have you got OOP medical insurance? Have you got a passport or EDL?

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Participant Information

One day ascent of Mount Baker on skis. The days are long and the pace will be moderate. It is not a race to the summit. Oriented for advanced or better skill level. You need headlamp, spare batteries, skis, ski crampons, shovel, probe and beacon. In terms of skiing ability, you need to be competent big alpine, glaciated slopes. You also need to be able to accommodate the physical demands of the trip.

*** You will need out of province medical insurance, passport or EDL. ***

Skiing up the south side of Mount Baker from Schrieber's Meadow. The road is reportedly driveable to within 1 mile of the TH as of May 14th. So we will meet in Vancouver. There's street parking on Ontario Street between 33rd and 37th Avenues next to Queen Elizabeth Park.

The BCMC has a driver compensation guideline, which we will be following https://bcmc.ca/club_driver_guidelines.php.


The round trip distance is 360 km from Vancouver to Park Butte TH.


One Passenger: $ 57.60 (360 km x $ 0.16 = $57.60)
Two Passengers: $ 57.60 each (Total: $115.20)
Three Passengers: $ 38.40 each ($ 115 divided by 3 = $ 38.40.)
Four Passengers: $ 28.80 each ($ 115 divided by 4 = $ 28.80.)



Trip Photos
Approach from Schrieber's Meadow
_Approach from Schrieber's Meadow
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