Archive:Beverley Creek trail marking

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Come help put up trail markers along the ski trail that goes up Beverley Creek from the Whistler Olympic Park nordic center. This will be a 2 day trip, camping out in one of the many open meadows along the way. Beginner skiers are welcome, as the terrain along the whole trail is quite flat and easy. There's 4km of trail to mark and a few signs to put up, so I expect this to take up the majority of time. If the markers get done sooner, there are some nice ski runs at the end of the trail in upper Beverley Creek.


March 6-7, 2010.

Pre trip meeting

Mandatory trip meeting is Thursday March 4th at 7pm in the VOC Clubroom. We will discuss how to set trail markers well and organize teams, tools, rides, tents and cooking groups. In the mean time, if you have any questions please post them on the talk page.

Sign up

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This is the sign up and organization page for an old trip. It already happened on 6-3-2010. Please do not sign up for it.

All you other people who signed up, but didn't show for the pre-trip meeting:
There's still rides available and we could use some more people to mark this trail.
If you still want to come contact Scott Nelson and he'll help you get organized.

Please indicate if you have a car and how many people it can take, including skis and overnight packs. Passengers will be arranged a few days before the trip based on where everyone lives. No group size limit, but the first 3 vehicles signed up get their gas money paid for ($30).

  1. Scott Nelson (organizer) - have car (5)
  2. Sandra Nicol
  3. Anna Szeitz - (no car)
  4. Maria (have car, room for 4 and me)
  5. Peter Reichardt (have car, room for 4-5 and Theresa and me, winter tires but no snow chains)
  6. Theresa Neuhauser (see above)
  7. Roland Burton have tent etc, would prefer to be a pasenger.

Saturday only:

  1. Christian
  2. Line
  3. Phil
  4. Vicky


Please pick up you last passenger at 7am. We will meet at the Callaghan Country base area at about 8:30 - 8:45am.

Scott and Sandra's car

  1. Scott
  2. Sandra
  3. Anna
  4. Roland

Maria's car

  1. Maria
  2. Peter
  3. Theresa

Veenstramobile - Saturday only

  1. Veenstra
  2. Veenstra
  3. Phil
  4. Vicky


Hand held pruning saws:

  • Scott
  • Scott
  • Veenstra

Small bow saws:

  • Roland(?)
  • Veenstra(2, 3?)


  • Scott (2)
  • Maria
  • Veenstra (3)

Long arm ratchet pruners:

  • Scott
  • Veenstra

Pocket Chainsaw:

  • Anna

Gear List

Personal items are in regular font, shared items are in italic font


  • water bottle (at least 2L, unless you know yourself)
  • headlamp and batteries
  • sunscreen
  • sun glasses and/or goggles
  • map
  • compass
  • backpack
  • pocket knife
  • whistle
  • lighter and/or waterproof matches
  • first aid kit
  • Toilet Paper
  • tent

Clothing / Equipment

  • warm jacket (fleece or down)
  • long underwear (top and bottom)
  • toque / hat
  • mitts / gloves
  • weatherproof jacket (goretex or coated nylon or softshell if weather is forecast to be sunny)
  • weatherproof pants (goretex or coated nylon or softshell if weather is forecast to be sunny)
  • hiking poles?
  • gaiters (optional if your pants have an integrated snow cuff)
  • warm pants (fleece or down)
  • insulated booties (optional)


  • Lunch and snacks x2
  • Breakfast x1
  • Dinner x1


  • sleeping bag
  • sleeping pad
  • ear plugs, because somebody will snore (optional)

Cooking and Eating

  • bowl, spoon
  • Stove with fuel. If using white gas, for each person bring 200 mL
  • Pot and matching pot gripper
  • Toothbrush

Ski hardware

  • ski helmet (optional) (most climbing helmets do not protect from frontal or side impacts and are not acceptable substitutes)
  • skis (must have touring bindings that allow the heel to be free) or a split snowboard
  • skins for going uphill. They must fit your skis and have reasonable glue. Test them.
  • bindings. Applies particularly for splitboards.
  • poles
  • boots to match your skis or snowboard - there are many different kinds of binding interfaces. Make sure to test that both your boots fit into your bindings before the trip.
  • ski repair kit

Avalanche Safety Gear

  • 457kHz avalanche transceiver (with batteries, tested in advance)
  • shovel
  • probe
  • snow saw (optional)
  • rutschblock cord (optional)
  • loupe (optional)
  • crystal card (optional)
  • CAC Avaluator card (optional)
  • CAC Public Avalanche Bulletin Printout{{#if:|

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