Slowpokes Tour Panorama Ridge - Sunday, Dec 23, 2018
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Date(s) & Time:
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018
(Carpool Departure: 07:30 AM @ West Valley Carpool Parking Lot)
There is always someone faster than you, likely just not us! Us slowpokes may be faster some day, but are happy with 200-250 v-m/hour ascent rates. If you'd like an easy and friendly paced 'slowpokes' ski tour, come join us!
The plan is to tour up to Taylor Lake then on towards Panorma Peak but stopping well short of the peak, likey just below tree-line. This gives us about 150 vertical-m of glade skiing on mellow (≈25 degree) slopes above the lake. Total for the day is about 7 km in and 750 v-m up.
We may get a bit above treeline to make it more interesting, if conditions, terrain and group desire allow, travelling on ridge top for safety. With current conditions, however, conservative terrain selection below tree-line on mellow slopes appears to be the way to go.
Required Items to Bring:
The usual minimum requirements: Your avy sense, a 3-antennae beacon, a probe and a shovel.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
West Valley Carpool Parking Lot
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That is, the carpool and meeting spot is a couple hundred meters east of the new Calgary Climbing Centre on West Valley Road SW (SW of the Hwy#1 west and Stony Trail NW intersetion). Exit Hwy#1 onto Valley Ridge Blvd NW, take the traffic circle and head south under the #1 highway, then east a few hundred meters to the parking lot.
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 03:00 PM.