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Trip Information
Name: Cloudburst
Starts: Sat Feb 27, 2021
Meetup: 6:30 am from St. David's
Return: Sat Feb 27, 2021

Registration opens: Fri Feb 19, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Noah Varley
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. AST-1? AST-2? How practiced/capable are you at rescuing someone?

2. How many years downhill skiing and level of ability?

3. Describe your backcountry skiing experience. Longest day this season (distance + elevation gain)?

4. How will you be getting up the FSR to the trail head? 4x4 and chains?

5. Did you take the COVID self-assessment?

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Participant Information

Basic outline:

Park at Snowcat shed parking on Chance Cr. Skin up logging road (6km) to route described in Baldwin book. Round trip 19 km, 1475 m elevation gain. Goal is to keep a moderate to fast pace.

Meetup and logistics:

Meet at Saint David's church for a convoy to the trailhead. 6:30 departure. Unless BCMC and Public Health guidelines change, carpooling is only allowed with your household/bubble.

COVID-19 screening link:
https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en
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.

Gear required: 

  • Digital transceiver, Metal Shovel, Probe
  • Headlamp
  • Backcountry ski equipment/splitboard + skins
  • Navigation tools (gps/phone with battery backup)
  • First aid and repair kit

Trip is subject to weather and avy conditions being appropriate. We will make a decision ~2-3 days before. For last minute questions and updates contact me by phone.

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