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Trip Information
Name: Locomotive-Faceless loop
Starts: Sat Jun 13, 2020
Meetup: 7.30AM @ Pemberton (exact location TBD)
Return: Sat Jun 13, 2020

Registration opens: Fri May 29, 2020
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: michael deacon
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Please confirm that you have read the BCMC COVID guidelines:


2.Please take the self-assessment test and send the results to the organizer (if you answered YES, to any of the questions, please DO NOT JOIN the trip!!!):


3. Please confirm you understand there will be not stopping for gas/food/water all the way to the trailhead. Plan ahead!

4.Confirm that you are ok with either Sat or Sunday departure.

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Participant Information

An amazing loop that uses Hurley FSR(it will be nicely graded by then, so any car can make it) to access an incredibly beautiful area.

From the Hurley Rd, will access the Locomotive peak area, then continue along the ridge towards Tender and Caboose peaks. Lastly will reach the Faceless peak area from where will drop down over the Train glacier to loop back to our uptrack at 1700m: a beautiful 3.5km long run( fingers crossed for good weather/visibility!).

I doubt that will be any bootpacking here but probably some challenging terrain through the trees.

If you never skied with me, you must contact me before signing up.

You must be flexible with the date, either Saturday or Sunday, forecast dependable.

Please be considerate and do NOT sign up unless you are 100% committed for the trip and you are at least an intermediate skier(can do black runs in any conditions, including trees) in the Backcountry. If in doubt about your capabilities send me a message and we can talk about it:) 

Will be moving at moderate-fast pace, so if you are a slow skier this trip might not be for you.


Distance: 18 km
Elevation Gain: 1600m
Summit area  2450m
Estimated Time: 8-10hrs


MUST have :

AST1 training
Shovel, probe and avi beacon
Ski crampons and Ice Axe

Glacier travel gear
Food and water for the whole day
First aid kit!
Ski Helmet

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