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Trip Information
Name: Sky Pilot/Ledge Area
Starts: Sat Mar 13, 2021
Meetup: 7:30 at start of Mamquam FSR
Return: Sat Mar 13, 2021

Registration opens: Tue Mar 09, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Noah Varley
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions


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

What is your skiing ability and experience level in the backcountry?

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

Do you have a capable vehicle with chains to get up the road?

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Participant Information

Basic outline:

Drive up Shannon Branch 02. Skin towards Sky Pilot and Ledge. Possibly ski a couloir lap depending on the group/conditions. Good level of fitness is needed, we'll be traveling at a faster pace. 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 parking lot at the start of Mamquam FSR at 7:30 am. 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
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