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Name: Ledge(ling) couloir
Starts: Fri Feb 14, 2020
Meetup: 7:30 AM St Davids
Return: Fri Feb 14, 2020

Registration opens: Tue Jan 14, 2020
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Jim Nosella
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Basic outline:
Celebrate the re opening of the Sea to Sky Gondola. Scheduled reopening date is Feb 14, 2020. (https://www.seatoskygondola.com/blog/sea-sky-gondola-re-opening) Hopefully the access road towards the Sky Pilot group will be groomed. The idea is a point-and-shoot trip through Ledge couloir and then out via Exit couloir. This is all up to the group as we look up the various features though.

Mandatory equip:
Skis or splitboard, mountain travel gear, etc. You know what you need.
Pass to access the gondola. If you don't have a pass, you will need a ticket... which are 50% off that weekend!

Other suggested gear:
Helmet
Verts/plates/crampons. There has been basically 0 traffic up here all season and booting up a couloir could be deeeep.

Nice if you have them (I carry all of these):
PLB / VHF
Phone in IP67 case (If you use a mapping app, bring a phone battery pack)
Topo (NRCAN or an app) / Notebook

Meetup and other deets:
07:30 meeting at the rear parking lot of St. David's Church, West Van. 07:35 departure. I can drive me+3. I realize that this is quite early as the gondola does open much later than this, but I anticipate that this could be a busy day up there. I'd rather get passes in-hand and waiting for one of the earliest uploads possible. 

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