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Trip Information
Name: Mount Baker south side
Starts: Mon May 28, 2018
Meetup: Ontario Street between 33rd and 37th Avenues at 5:30 AM
Return: Mon May 28, 2018

Registration opens: Thu May 24, 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 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 from Schrieber's Meadow area. Skiing up the old Sulphur Mountain trail to Squak Glacier, Sherman Crater and topping out on Grants Peak. 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. 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.

*** Minimum of three people are required for this trip for safety reasons. ***

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

Approach from Highway 20 east of Sedro Woolley. Taking the Baker Lake Road at MP 82. Left on FS 13 then right on FS 12 to Schrieber's Meadow. The road can be driven to within 1 mile or less of the old Sulphur Mountain TH (now called Scott Paul trail) as of May 19th. 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 trailhead.

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.)


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