Backcountry ski touring - Saturday, Dec 22, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Jasper National Park 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 06:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ 507 57AVE SW)  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: Dec.22-24, 2018 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Zofia Zgolak
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 2
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 1
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Dec.22 Ski or snowshoe Crystal Ridge (depending on snow/avalanche condition we may change the objective). Night at Beauty Creek rustic, back- country hostel. Dec.23 ski or snowshoe in Icefields Parkway area. Night at Hilda Creek rustic, back-country hostel. Jan.24 ski or snowshoe in Icefields Parkway area and drive back home. Please come prepared for route finding, trail breaking, long days, not being on the rush to come back home. Please make an email transfer $61 to: zofiazgolak@hotmail.com for both nights at the hostels and I will place You on the attendance list.
Required Items to Bring:
Skis (backcountry), ski boots, poles, avi gear (shovel, probe, transceiver), skins, snowshoes (in case), warm layers, hat, gloves, food and water for all three days (we will not have an access to any store, both hostels do not have running water, and the creek may be frozen), sunglasses, headlamp, bag for dirty boots, cash for drivers, Parks Pass, First Aid Kit, winter sleeping bag, food for 3 days.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Bivy, gaiters, camera, Thermos, GPS/map/compass, PLB, hand and feet warmers.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:00 AM
Carpool Location:   507 57AVE SW

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 12:00 AM.