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Trip Information
Name: Puma S1 in the Callaghan
Starts: Sat Feb 16, 2019
Meetup: St Davids Church at 06:00 hours
Return: Sat Feb 16, 2019

Registration opens: Wed Feb 13, 2019
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Wayne Pattern
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

(1) Can you drive? How many passengers can you take?

(2) When was your latest avalanche practice? Do you feel capable of rescuing someone?

(3) What was your last ski trip? What made it fun?

(4) There will be a 2:00 pm turn around time for this trip. Do you understand "turn around time" and why it needs to be adhered to? The objective of this trip is to arrive back at the parking lot with all members.

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Participant Information

For more details, see trip reports from Bivouac.com https://bivouac.com//TripPg.asp?TripId=6934 and VOC https://www.ubc-voc.com/wiki/Puma_Peak and Steven's Peak Bagging Tour https://stevensong.com/coastal-interior-bc/sea-to-sky/puma-peak/?fbclid=IwAR3PWazkwRkGo7o-q-zx0XrvULAIOMZRjEksFvC--3PiOr-2NePmMouOpOA

The trip is approximately 15km return and 1070 meters in elevation gain. We will be briefly using Whistler Olympic Park cross country trails to access our route. Our route will head up the Beverly Creek drainage to Key lake and then swing NW to access the ramps.  There is a .gpx route in the planning forum.

Gear required: (1) Avalanche gear (shovel, probe and transceiver); headlamp suitable for skiing in the dark; spare batteries; 10 essentials (https://www.northshorerescue.com/education/what-to-bring/)

Please ensure your contact information and your emergency contact information is up to date

Driving distance from St David's Church to Alexander Falls return is 200 km. Please allow for approximately 15-20$ to pay your driver.

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