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Trip Information
Name: Crown Couloir
Starts: Sat Dec 29, 2012
Meetup: New West Skytrain Station
Return: Sat Dec 29, 2012

Registration opens: Mon Dec 24, 2012
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Serguei Okountsev
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

IF YOU WANT TO RECEIVE A RESPONSE answer these questions:

* Date and route number of at least one completed PD ice/snow trip (or harder) from the alpine select list http://goo.gl/8j8qb.

* Date of your most recent avalanche rescue response practice

* Indicate if you will drive or carpool.

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Participant Information

Approach via BCMC trail. Down by gondola ($10).

Skills: Basic mountaineering training + avalanche rescue response. Must have completed at least one PD ice/snow route from Alpine Select list.

Personal Gear: Avalanche beacon, snow shovel, probe. Snowshoes.  Pair of ice tools(hammer + adze), steel (no aluminum!) crampons, helmet, climbing harness, 60m 8mm half rope, 2+ ice screws, rescue pulley, ascender (tibloc or jumar), rappel / anchor material, 2+ snow pickets (one short, one long) with runners attached, min. 2 5mm prusiks, minimal rock protection set if you have(cams ok, but passive pro preferred), personal emergency kit (head lamp with spare batteries, medical, PLB/SPOT/GPS if you have).

Safety Levels
POP (probability of precipitation) < 40%
Rain  < 7 mm
Avalanche Danger: Moderate
Weather forecast: http://goo.gl/LWSM7
Avalanche Forecast: http://www.avalanche.ca/cac/bulletins/latest/north-shore
*if minimum safety levels are not met, the trip will be canceled, last minute cancellations do occur. 

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