Backcountry ski touring & skating in Jasper National Park - Friday, Feb 16, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Jasper National Park 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Feb 16, 2018 03:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 03:00 PM @ Macleod Tr & 58 Ave SW in front of the Phil & Sebastian Coffee (Chinook location))  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: Feb.16-Feb.19, 2018 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Zofia Zgolak
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 4
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 4
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
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 warmers.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   03:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Macleod Tr & 58 Ave SW in front of the Phil & Sebastian Coffee (Chinook location)

Notes:
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 attendance list.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:00 AM.