|Event Location:||Pemberton area|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Mar 9 2017
|Registration Cut Off:
Thu, Mar 2 2017 12:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||4 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|This is a join trip with BCMC
See John Baldwin "Exploring the coast Mountains
on Skis" p 244-247.
Access from the Lillooet river
road km 17. Approach on skis will take ~8 hours
to 1230m cabin location with 2200 feet of
elevation. It's ~9km on logging road and 5km at
the bottom of the valley exposed to large
avalanches. There are two creek crossings
involved: bring light shoes for first ford (was
needed in 2016). See approach route (and
download it to your GPS if you have
Next two days schedule will depends on snow and
avalanche conditions with conservative
consideration of safety. In case of dangerous
conditions we will ski Boomerang glacier and
explore creek to Mt Thiassi.
On second day we will ski Pebble Peak 2620m 8km
On third day we will ski Sugus Mountain 2470m,
10km round trip
On forth day we will ski out back to the
Lillooet river road: ~5 hours.
For non BCMC members there is a nightly fee for
cabin usage - see https://bcmc.ca/club_huts.php
|Required Items to Bring:|
ALL participants MUST have the following
Beacon, Probe & Shovel
AST-1 or higher training
AT/telemark ski or splitboard setup (including
Appropriate clothing for being out in the
Enough food and water to remain on the move for
most of the day. Please bring your gas stove to
cook in cabin.
Sleeping bag and pad.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Please answer the following questions during
registration on BCMC website.
1) Please shortly describe your backcountry
2) What backcountry ski trips did you make in
3) Could you drive a car and how many persons
with ski gear can you take?|
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