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Trip Information
Name: Loop the Lake
Starts: Sat Dec 15, 2018
Meetup: 5:25am Locations in Planning Forum
Return: Sat Dec 15, 2018

Registration opens: Tue Dec 11, 2018
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C1/2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Can you drive? Or do you prefer to ride with someone?

2. Avi training? How practiced/capable are you at rescuing someone?

3. How many years downhill skiing? Level of ability? How many years backcountry skiing?

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Participant Information

Loop the Lake

Manning Park Ski Tour to Poland Lake

Our first ski tour of the season :)

This trip is suitable for new-to-backcountry skiers. You should have experience with your backcountry equipment. Intermediate skiing ability is required. Touring/skinning difficulty is considered easy/basic... however, for early season the distance is moderate to long. Depending on conditions, we will explore the Grassy Mountain area near Gibson Pass and head toward Poland Lake. Return is downhill on a Manning Park ski run. The pace will be friendly with re-grouping, so expect to be back after dark (bring headlamp suitable for skiing.)

Links:  Online Avalanche Tutorial 

Organizer will use the Trip Planning forum for additional information as required.

For last minute questions and updates contact me by phone.

Gear required: 10 Essentials

Digital transceiver, Probe and Shovel. Headlamp suitable for skiing.

Gear for Winter Backcountry travel, AT or Tele skis, and skins.

Chocolate, cheese or treats to share :)

And Ramen!

Helmet for downhill is optional. Goggles or Sunglasses are recommended.

Organizer will bring GPS with tracks; Map and compass; Personal Locator Beacon; Stove; Camera; First aid kit.

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