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Trip is cancelled
Trip Information
Name: Chief Pascal
Starts: Sun Jan 13, 2019
Meetup: St David's, W. Van. 0600.
Return: Sun Jan 13, 2019

Registration opens: Tue Jan 08, 2019
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Jim Nosella
Profile info:
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Rapid warning has caused significant concern for the comitting, alpine, line I chose when writing up this trip. If the group wishes to pick an alternate, lower hazard goal, I would be receptive. As of 2019-01-11 21:00, this trip is provisionally cancelled.


Basic outline:
Gain the ridge W of Chief Pascal, consider a short warm-up lap, reach the col between the main peak and W1, drop in to the main line, straight shot to the valley bottom.

Mandatory equip:
Skis or split / boots / poles / skins / all that good stuff
Beacon / probe / shovel
Headlamp / 1st aid / tools & spare parts for your setup
Lunch / drink / appropriate clothing / spare layers and gloves
Sunnies / goggles

Strong recommend:

Nice if you have them:
Phone in IP67 case (If you use a mapping app, bring a phone battery pack)
Baldwin or NRCAN Topo / CAA Notebook

Meetup and logistics:
06:00 meeting at the rear parking lot of St. David's Church, West Van. 06:05 departure. I can drive me+2. Returning to West Van at whatever time we end up back there. 17:00? Later if we stop for burritos on the way home. Expect a $20 share of fuel as per BCMC guidelines.

Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
Jim Nosella Grade: C2 Start: Sat 25 Apr '20
M:6, C:0, W:10
Pangnirtung to Qikiqtarjuaq via Akshayuk Pass
Jim Nosella Grade: A1 Start: Thu 8 Nov '18
M:12, C:11, W:0
Put fresh batteries in your beacon and remember how to use the thing before the snow flies
Jim Nosella Grade: D2(3) Start: Sun 12 Aug '18
M:8, C:2, W:0
Trail run to Black Tusk, then make a few turns on one of the sub-peaks
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