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Trip Information
Name: Round and Around
Starts: Sun Dec 22, 2019
Meetup: 5:50am Location in Planning Forum
Return: Sun Dec 22, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Dec 20, 2019
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Can you drive? Are you prepared to use your chains?

2. Do you prefer to ride with someone? What city are you coming from?

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

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

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Participant Information

Round and Around

Ski Tour Up and Over Round Mtn and Laps on Paul Ridge

Starting from Diamond Head trailhead. Short break at Red Heather Shelter (5km).

Some minor route finding for the Up and Over segment.

Summit of Round Mountain is 1646m.

Expect to be back after dark.

Gear required: 10 Essentials

https://www.mountaineers.org/learn/how-to/the-ten-essentials/

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

Gear for Winter Backcountry travel. AT ski equipment.

We wear our ski helmets for the downhill.

Organizer will bring GPS; Personal Locator Beacon; First aid kit.

Access to Diamond Head Parking (Elev ~900m) is a narrow unpaved mountain road which can be rough, muddy, icy, or snow covered. Snow tires and carry chains required.

Recommended carpooling amount approx $25. Please bring funds and arrrange with driver.

Bring a treat such as chocolate or cheese to share :)

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

For last minute questions and updates contact me by phone.

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