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Trip Information
Name: Martin Peak, Watersprite Lake area
Starts: Sun Mar 10, 2019
Meetup: St David's church parking lot at Highway 1 and Taylor Way in West Vancouver at 7:30 AM
Return: Sun Mar 10, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Mar 08, 2019
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Paul Kubik
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Trip Planning Questions

Can you drive?

Have you skied the area before?

Have you been out this season and are you in good shape?

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Participant Information

We're going to approach from the south side of Martin Peak not the standard approach from Watersprite Lake. The road taken on the way up Martin Peak may be shared with snowmobiles. If you have an aversion to travel on motorized trails, it is probably not a good trip for you. We'll probably be able to drive to the powerhouse without chains. So the trip will probably start from there. Depending on snow conditions, we can elect to ski the north side or the south side on the way down.

Beacon, shovel, headlamp and ski crampons required. Ice axe recommended.

Trip Photos
Martin Peak (on right) north side
_Martin Peak (on right) north side
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