BITS: BACKCOUNTRY TOURING NEAR SUNSHINE - Saturday, Jan 26, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Sunshine Backcountry 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 06:45 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Our Lady of Assumption School Parking lot)  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jan 25, 2019 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: one day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brad Robinson
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   8 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Carpool and plan to leave at 7:00 a.m. Ski up Sunshine Ski Area ski-out. Take a brief break at the Lodge Continue on to find some easy slopes to ski - outside the ski area past the Standish Chair. Drive back to Calgary around 5:00 p.m.
Required Items to Bring:
Beacon, probe, shovel are obviously critical gear Backcountry skis and boots, poles Warm down jacket for breaks Thermos with tea is a good idea, water, snacks, lunch A good pack that is meant to carry a shovel and probe Park Pass required if driving

Recommended Items to Bring:
Chocolate, gotta have chocolate...

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Park behind Lodge to access ski out trail  
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Our Lady of Assumption School Parking lot
Carpool Directions:   71 St. N.W. and 34 Ave. N.W. Near intersection of Sarcee Trail and 16 Ave. N.W. Close to Sunnyside Greenhouse location (now defunct)

Notes:
Read the waiver of liability beforehand

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!


*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 Friday, January 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM.