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Trip Information
Name: Sky Pilot - Scramble
Starts: Sun Jul 15, 2018
Meetup: 8:15 AM St Davids Church or 9:15 AM Sea to Sky Gondola Parking Lot
Return: Sun Jul 15, 2018

Registration opens: Fri Jul 13, 2018
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Roger Barany
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Describe your scrambling/mountaineering experience if relatively new.

Driving or need a lift?

Meet at church or at base of gondola?

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Participant Information

Summit: 2031m
Elevation Gain: 1,438m
Return Distance: 18km

Hiking, scrambling with a short section of class 3? that is doable without a rope. Be prepared with crampons for traverse of Stadium glacier. It may be bare ice or still snow covered. There is a route description in Matt Gunn's Scrambles in Southwest BC (my book pre-dates gondola).

Access via Sea to Sky gondola. 20% discount if you don't have a pass. Upload at 9:30. Last download at 7 PM. Est. 8-8.5 hours.

Bring helmet, ice axe, crampons, proper footwear, plenty of water & usual essentials. Please self-screen or contact if any questions.

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