Alpine Review: Snow skills practice - Saturday, Jun 01, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Parkers Ridge, Highway 93N 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 01, 2019 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Rampart creek hostel)  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: All Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 10
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
We can potentially expand the group size if there are more leaders.

We will go to Parker's ridge and practice self- arresting, steep snow climbing techniques, anchors and other skills like glissading. Time permitting, we'll practice crevasse rescue.

We will depart from the hostel Saturday morning, so the exact carpool time and details will be sorted out Friday evening with participants.
Required Items to Bring:
Helmet, mountaineering boots, ice axe, harness. Appropriate clothing to spend the day out. Water-proof pants, gaiters, multiple gloves. Sunscreen, food, water, lots of gloves and/or waterproof gloves. You will get wet.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Crevasse rescue gear of your choice(anchor material, pulley's, carabiners, pickets, flukes,etc.)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   30Km North of Rampart creek hostel on Highway 93N. Parking lot for Hilda creek hostel on East side of highway.  
Carpool Departure Time:   08:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Rampart creek hostel

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 12:00 AM.