Bow hut / Mt. Rhondda ski trip (student priority) - Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: ACC Bow hut 
Date(s) & Time:   Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 07:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ )  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: December 27th - December 29th 2017 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

We will leave at 7am on the 27th to drive to Bow lake parking lot, from there we will ski tour into the Bow hut. The rest of the day we will ski the mellow slopes near the hut. We will wake up early on the 28th and head onto the wapta icefield towards Mt. Rhondda and attempt the summit. The rest of the 28th will be spent skiing from the summit back down to the bow hut. We will depart the hut on the morning of the 29th and head back to the Bow Lake parking lot.
Required Items to Bring:
-Ski touring / splitboarding setup that you're comfortable using. -Proper avalanche gear; a beacon, probe, and shovel that you are familiar with using. - a harness - either one auto locking, captive eye carabiner rated for use in icey conditions, or one locker + non locker - Crevace rescue setup that you are familiar with using. Be prepared to build an ice or snow anchor. -proper layers for the backcountry (outer shell, down layer, wool socks, water proof gloves etc.) -enough water to ski tour for about 5 hours (we can refill at the hut) -enough food for 3 days of skiing, i recommend freeze dried to keep it light. We will be packing out all our waste. -A warm sleeping bag, (the hut is heated)

Recommended Items to Bring:
- mountaineering axe - crampons - ski crampons - multiple pairs of socks - pillow - goggles -

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   We will try and arrange a carpool, email me for details  
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:  

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 12:00 AM.