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Name: Ski Tour Paul's Ridge Garibaldi Provincial Park
Starts: Sat Mar 09, 2019
Meetup: St. David's Church 7:30 a.m.
Return: Sat Mar 09, 2019

Registration opens: Sat Mar 02, 2019
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: 1 B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Carolyn Steingard
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Trip Planning Questions

Do you have avalanche gear and training? How much ski touring experience do you have? Please sign the waiver and bring it with you.

Please provide an emergency contact number.

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This will be my first time ski touring and I hear that Paul's Ridge is a great place to start. I'd like people to join who have  experience ski touring  and can read slope stability since this will be my first time. Snow tires are required and chains if you have them. I hear the road is difficult to drive up in winter.

We will start from the parking lot of Elfin Lakes and skin up to the ridge stopping at Red Heather Hut. ski around the area  for a few hours then head home.

Items to bring: All avalanche gear that is in working condition, water, snacks, headlamp emergency gear, compass, skis. This event will be postponed if there are heightened avalanche conditions from considerable and higher.

Time: Approximately 6 hours return. See the following link for more information. https://backcountryskiingcanada.com/Elfin%20Lakes#Paul%20Ridge

Link for avalanche Canada: https://www.avalanche.ca/map/forecasts/south-coast

Elevation gain: 880 metres.

Pace: Moderate

We will meet at St. David's church and car pool from there. 

I do not have a car so I'm wondering if I could carpool with someone who has space for extra gear. I'm renting from MEC. Please post in the forum section if you can drive, have snow tires or you need a ride.

If you are carpooling, please pay your driver $25.00

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