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Seymour Avalanche Testing · Sunday, March 18th

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Organized by: Roland Burton.

Start: Sunday, Mar. 18th, 8:00 am


Avalanche conditions are supposed to be high this weekend so maybe we can get something going.  The plan is to find a short hill likely to go, but where the consequences of it going are not so serious, then try to make it go.  Friday might be better for this, but Sunday is supposed to be sunny, so going for Sunday. 

If we did skis or snowshoes this would probably result in going far enough to actually get in actual dangerous avalanches instead of just small test avalanches, so we will be doing just boots, though Carla might bring snowshoes.  Gaiters are highly recommended.  Avalanche gear is totally optional because we don't plan to get in stuff big enough to get buried.

I have room for three passengers and I prefer to pick up people near UBC but anywhere between UBC and Seymour will probably work.


Shuyu & Patrick:  So far I have two people to ski with, which is getting close to a carload.  If you two want to downhill ski that would work except it's probably pricy with lift tickets plus gear rental.

As I seem to be doing downhill skiing, I probably won't be trying to set off avalanches...

Email me if interested.




Posted: 2012-03-15 13:43:47
Last modified: 2012-03-16 18:11:58