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Trip Information
Name: Chief Pascal - Duffey
Starts: Sat Mar 06, 2021
Meetup: Chief pascal parking, 7:30 am
Return: Sat Mar 06, 2021

Registration opens: Mon Mar 01, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Noah Varley
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions


Have you tested your gear and does it work well? Ski or split?

If we haven't skied together, what is your skiing ability and experience level in the backcountry?

How is your fitness? Include example trips you've done this year

Can you drive and where are you leaving from?

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Participant Information

Basic outline:

*Trip objective changed due to avalanche forecast for Saturday*

Trip for intermediate backcountry skiers who know their gear and how to travel in the alpine.  Good level of fitness is needed, we'll be traveling at a moderate but consistent rate of speed. 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.

Meetup and logistics:

Meet at the trailhead for Chief Pascal on the Duffey at 7:30 am (km 16 on Duffey map, I will post coordinates in planning forum). Unless BCMC and Public Health guidelines change, carpooling is only allowed with your household/bubble.

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.

Gear required: 

  • Digital transceiver, Metal Shovel, Probe
  • Headlamp
  • Ski touring equipment or splitboard + skins
  • Navigation tools (gps/phone with battery backup)
  • First aid and repair kit
Trip Photos
Possible chief pascal route
_Possible chief pascal route
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