Backcountry ski touring & skating in Jasper National Park - Friday, Feb 16, 2018
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Jasper National Park
Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Feb 16, 2018
(Carpool Departure: 03:00 PM @ Macleod Tr & 58 Ave SW in front of the Phil & Sebastian Coffee (Chinook location))
Feb.16 drive to Maligne Canyon hostel
Feb.17 ski Pyramid Fire Rd to the Palisade high
point - about 24 km return, elev. gain about
900 m. Second night at Maligne Canyon hostel.
Feb.18 ski to Jacques Lake via Summit Lakes -
about 24 km return, elev. gain about 100 m.
Third night at Maligne Canyon hostel.
Feb.19 ice skating on one of the lakes.
I have not been to this area - please come
prepared for route finding and trail breaking.
Required Items to Bring:
Skis (light touring will work best), ski boots,
poles, avi gear (shovel, probe, transceiver),
skins, wax, ice skates, snowshoes (in case),
warm layers, hat, gloves, food for all three
days, water, sunglasses, headlamp, bag for
dirty boots, cash for drivers, Parks Pass,
First Aid Kit.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Bivy, gaiters, camera, bear spray,
Thermos, GPS/map/compass, PLB, hand and feet
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Macleod Tr & 58 Ave SW in front of the Phil & Sebastian Coffee (Chinook location)
Please reserve your bed for the three nights
(Feb.16-19) at the HI - Maligne Canyon in Jasper,
then email me and I will place You on the
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00 AM.