|Event Location:||Coquihalla Pass|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Dec 3 2017
6:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Dec 1 2017 6:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||1 Day|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Moderate|
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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:||
20 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Directions from Baldwins' 'Exploring the Coast Mountains on skis'.
Route is linear ascend & return along same track
Ski from the highway parking spot up the Falls Lake Rd for 1km
Take a right on to Pipline maintenance road that leads NE, then along a pipeline right of way up onto Zoa's shoulder at 1500m
There may be time to do downhill laps along this stretch of mellow terrain on our return
At height of land head W into the woods and along the gradually opening Zoa ridge.
Zoa summit area offers ski worthy bowls and glades.
Care will have to be taken to ensure slope weather & avi conditions support safe & enjoyable descent options.
Return via same route.
Trip is open to newcomers to back country touring.
Some downhill skiing experience would be good.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Transceiver(fresh batteries), Shovel, Probe. Skis or Splitboard, Warm clothes, Head lamp
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Flask of hot tea, lunch,
|How to Get There:|
Meet at the car pool location Cevron Station (Dominion & Boundary Road) (one block south of Freeway entrance.
Drive 200km / 2.75 hrs to exit 221 (Falls Lake) on the Coquihalla Highway (BC-5).
Proceed through underpass to park on the North Side of the highway.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||420Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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** Vancouver Transit Info
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $105.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.25, effective Friday, January 18, 2019). This is based on the current provincial government rate for private vehicle use. Please pay your share of the cost to the carpool driver.
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