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Trip Information
Name: Garibaldi Neve Traverse
Starts: Fri Feb 26, 2021
Meetup: St David's
Return: Sun Feb 28, 2021

Registration opens: Wed Feb 10, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Fred Jiang
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What's your ski touring experience? Winter camping experience? Glacial travel and crevasse rescue experience?

Do you have a 30-40m glacial travel rope?

Do you have a way of preventing blisters?

Do you have a vehicle with chains?

What's your fitness level?

Any other comments?

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Participant Information

This is something that's been on my bucket list for a long time and it is the reason I started ski touring. I did attempt it last year but had to turn around just past Opal cone because of poor visibility on the glacier. I'm open to doing it either direction. If the plan is northbound, then do a car shuffle friday after work, camp near elfin lakes; saturday camp near sharkfin, and ski out sunday.

 

Trip will be postponed if there is unfavorable snow condition, or low visibility.

 

ALL participants MUST have the following skills, experience and equipment:

previous winter camping experience

glacier travel and crevasse rescue skills

AST 1 minimum

 

 

Mandatory individual gear:

Touring set up (well broken in, no rentals)

Avy set (bring spare batteries)

headlamp

helmet

harness

ice axe

navigation

first aid kit (blister kit)

belay/rappel device

A crevesse rescue kit you are familiar with (doesn't matter if it's prusiks/carabiner, or microtrxion/tibloc/pulley, or a combination of them , just know how to use it)

sleeping pad

sleeping bag

sun & wind protection: sunscreen, lip balm, sunglasses and/or ski goggles

clothing for several days in the elements, from hot weather to multiple hours of sub-zero weather

food for 2-3 days

a pack big enough to carry all of the above (and a bit more)

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