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Trip Information
Name: Spring Camping at Sky Pilot
Starts: Fri Apr 16, 2021
Meetup: Mamquam FSR Squamish
Return: Sun Apr 18, 2021

Registration opens: Tue Apr 13, 2021
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: B3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Marie Amante
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

What backcountry ski education do you have? AST1/2/Glacier travel?

Tell me about your backcountry ski experience - how many years and examples of recent trips done?

Do you have access to a 4X4 SUV/truck that will make it up the rough logging road?

Are you planning to come on Friday evening or Saturday? Staying 1 or 2 nights or day trip?

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Participant Information

Suns out, t-shirts are out at Sky Pilot!

Planning to meet in Squamish for 1:30pm and drive up the logging road as far as possible towards the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola. Start skinning until around dinner time and set up camp. The following day ski more to get to another camp area in the Sky Pilot area, do some spring warm skiing with a lot of caution due to the warm weather, tell jokes and enjoy the sun in the alpine! This trip can be done as 1 or 2 nights or as a day trip. Option to arrive on Saturday as well. 

This trip is not suitable for newbies or for those who are wanting to charge. This is an easy going paced group with the goal of enjoying the views in the Sky Pilot area, practicing some crevasse rescue/glacier travel and enjoying the warm weather with no heavy duty winter camping set up. If you have winter/backcountry camping experience and gear this trip is for you! 

Vehicle with 4X4 capability will be required for the FSR. More details to come in the planning forum. 

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