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9th annual Womxns Traverse · Sat. Mar. 7th - Sun. Mar. 8th

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Organized by: Swantje Moehle.

Start: Saturday, Mar. 7th, 6:00 am
End: Sunday, Mar. 8th, 8:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Mar. 4th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom

Description:

Get ready for the ninth instalation of the annual womxns ski traverse!

The idea is to do a spring ski traverse minus the boys. I would like to do the Powdercap traverse in the brandywine-Callaghan variation (see this trip report) but depending on conditions, group ability and stoke we can also do a different traverse (Brew-Cypress, Spearhead or similar).

 

This is an advanced/intermediate friendly trip. If you're not sure, the following list suggests useful things to have knowledge with, though perhaps not uber-necessary if you're tough and there are enough experienced folks on the trip:

  • Having gone overnight backcountry skiing before, just so you know what to expect and can ski with an overnight pack.
  • generall fitness, slogging for considerable distances and elevation gain with a heavy pack.
  • Some skiing ability. You don't need to ski uber well, but need strong survival skiing skills.
  • Glacier and Avalanche skills (AST 1 or equivalent and Crevasse recue skills)
  • If you are not sure if you are right for the trip, feel free to ask on the message board or email me.

This trip is highly weather and condition dependent and we might have to cancel or move it if conditions don't cooperate.The going list will also not be determined by signup order. It will be based on previous experience and skill level because this is not a beginner friendly trip. 

We will have a pre-trip meeting on Wednesday March 4th at 6:00pm in the club room.
I'm looking forward to head out with you!

Posted: 2020-01-24 15:43:38