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Trip Information
Name: Banana Chute
Starts: Sun Mar 14, 2021
Meetup: 07:45 - Lift Coffee
Return: Sun Mar 14, 2021

Registration opens: Thu Feb 11, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Jim Nosella
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

When did you last take an AST course (or equivalent)?

Are you familiar with this area?

What is your WB pass situation?

Did [will] you answer the BCMC COVID-19 Screening Questions within 24h of the event's start?

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Participant Information

Basic outline:
Use a WB Pass to ascend the Whistler lifts and depart out the back door towards the Spearhead range. The intended trip is an ambitious pace over the Musical Bumps and a goal lap down the Banana Chute (or another glory line off Fissile). Group dynamics, snow conditions, and weather may dictate otherwise. I will not process any waitlist requests until at least 1 Mar 2021, pending guidance of the Provincial Health Officer.

Mandatory equip:
A pass of some sort to access WhistlerBlackcomb lifts
A reservation made at epicpass.com for March 14, 2021.
If you roll up intending to purchase a $65 Backcountry Access pass; you're still welcome but please understand that you may introduce delays.

Meetup and logistics:
07:45 meeting outside the front door of Lift Coffee Company (please click the link). Once everyone is here, we will wander to either G1 or Fitz and wait for first lift; hopefully by appx 8:00. Carpooling is, for all intents and purposes, not permitted as per BCMC COVID-19 Guidelines.

COVID-19 screening link:
After answering the questions, the tool must return a "You do not need a COVID-19 test at this time" or a "You don't appear to have symptoms of COVID-19" result.

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