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Steep Lines Vol.2 · Sat. Feb. 8th - Sun. Feb. 9th

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Organized by: Robert Shilton.

Start: Saturday, Feb. 8th
End: Sunday, Feb. 9th
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: clubroom

Description:

This is the second (now annual?) steep lines trip. The idea behind the trip is to explore some steep skiing if conditions are stable. If the snow is good we will likely try to focus more on big mountain lines if not then probably some chutes and couloirs. Im not sure where this trip will be located yet, and will be entirely dependent on conditions and access to good snow.

Because this trip will involve some complex terrain, AST1 is necessary, and you should be able to ski a double black comfortably (40+ degrees). It would probably be handy to have some experience skiing steep lines and be comfortable breaking trail through what will hopefully be bottomless pow.

As much as I do ‘love’ winter camping, I’m aiming to stay in a hut, but we may have to bring tents if enough people come. Some huts are very much so first-come-first-serve, so we should be leaving Friday early afternoon or late morning- not that you should skip class (but you might want to)*. Hopefully we can make it up one before the Whistralians do, get our spots down ready for a skin up to see the sunrise from one of a peak on Saturday morning if its sunny. However, be prepared to winter camp if the right objective is possible. 

Further details will be discussed at the pre-trip meeting. We will iron out details and cars etc. so it will be mandatory.

*you should

 

Posted: 2019-12-16 15:51:48
Last modified: 2019-12-19 20:48:57