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Trip Information
Name: Wedge via north east arete in a day
Starts: Wed May 30, 2018
Meetup: 4AM St David church
Return: Wed May 30, 2018

Registration opens: Mon May 28, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2/3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Johannes Esterlé
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Do you have a car with ski rack ?

What is your fitness level/ski-moutaineering experience ?

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Participant Information

This is a ski-mountaineering trip.
Weather conditions for Wednesday look good with low freezing level (2400m max in PM) and sun.

Plan A : Trying to summit wedge via the north east arete. 2200m elevation on foot (running shoes), skis and crampons. Going down the same way or via the west ridge.

Plan B : Skiing around wedge mount lake hut in case of any change in the weather/conditions.

You should : be confortable with using crampons on steep/icy snow; be fit to hike up minimum 400m elevation per hour for a long day of 12 hours; have your glacier rescue system dialed, be confortable skinning/skiing on firm pack, don't be goal oriented as conditions may change quickly in the mountains.

Gear : glacier rescue kit (+ know how to use it); 1 rope for 2 persons, avy kit, ski kit (+ ski crampons), crampons/ice axe/harnest, water/food for a long day.

Trip Photos
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