The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Tour-O-Rama - Happy Bunny Butte - Sat, Apr 12 2014

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Skiing
Event Location:Mt Baker Ski Area...Backountry Out of bounds
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 12 2014  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Apr 7 2014 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5-6 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
Lorne Owen
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

From upper Baker ski area parking lot (~4,200 ) skin up along the edge of the ski resort on the ski out in a Southerly direction to Austin Pass and then to East Ridge of Table Mountain (~2km). Traverse in a South Westerly direction (~1km) across Southern slopes of Table Mountain to the Table Mountain-Ptarmigan Ridge saddle (~5,200 ). Proceed SW for a couple hundred meters and then ascend to NE high point (5,628 ) of Ptarmigan Ridge (~1/2 km) - aka Happy Bunny Butte Ski (~1/2 km) down NE slope of Ptarmigan Ridge (~900 ) aka Happy Bunny Butte , mainly intermediate (blue) terrain with a short pitch of advanced (black diamond) terrain. II) Skin back to Table Mountain-Ptarmigan Ridge saddle (~5,200 ) and then ski NE along the SW slope of Table Mountain (~.7km) and then skin up to the notch on Table Mountain ridge (~5,700 ). (Can ascend directly from col to notch in good conditions) Ski down (~1 km) the N Slopes of Table Mountain (~1,400 ), intermediate (blue) terrain III) Skin up and travel N ascending South shoulder of Herman Peak (~1 km) to the obvious notch (~5,700 ). Avoid cornice by staying high on Left side of col. Ski down N/ NE slope (~ 200 ) and turn right (E) and descend E Ridge and gulley (~1,300 ). (~1 km) Ski back to parking lot (~1/2km) Approximate time: 5 to 6 hours Level: Strong intermediate, with respect to skiing technique, good with respect to physical stamina.

Required Items to Bring:
lunch, winter essentials, avi kit
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