Rogers Pass Asulkan Powder Hunt - Monday, Mar 09, 2020

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Rogers Pass 
Date(s) & Time:   Monday, Mar 09, 2020 06:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ TBD)  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Feb 10, 2020 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: Five Days (4 nights) 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Paula Corbeil

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
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

Asulkan is the premier hut located at the head of the Asulkan valley, with access to both glacier and tree skiing. Mid-March is primetime in Rogers Pass with a deep base, good chance for powder and awesome terrian. For this trip we will be going to maximize the sweet turns. However, first you have to get there, the ski into the hut, is about 3-5 hours with 850 m elevation gain, passing through avalanche terrain. Possible day trips from the hut include Youngs Peak, Asulkan Pass, Sapphire Col, Dome Glacier and tree skiing around the hut/Ravens. Individuals should be have both AST2 and glacier crevasse rescue training, be strong skiers with glacier travel experience. COST & PAYMENT The cost for the trip is $156 per person, this includes hut fees and wilderness pass. After you sign-up, send an experience summary then wait until the coordinator has responded to you with regards to your eligibility. See below for the information that the coordinator requires for eligibility
Required Items to Bring:
Overnight gear including sleeping bag & hut footware,food for the 5 days, backcountry skis & skins, 3 antennae transceiver, avalanche gear, glacier travel kit

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes, sunscreen & sunglasses, thermos for hot drinks

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:00 AM
Carpool Location:   TBD

If you are interested please sign up, Do not make any payment until you have been accepted on the trip. Send an email to the trip coordinator ( with your experience level, including your fitness level, ski ability and related training (avalanche and crevasse rescue). The trip traverses serious glacier and complex avalanche terrain and it is required that participants have AST 2 and crevasse rescue training. Please be somewhat specific in your response regarding your ski ability, outings in the last few years and physical endurance. You will be contacted by the trip coordinator regarding your acceptance on the trip. When you receive confirmation from the trip coordinator payment will be made via pay pal button below . NOTE please take a screen shot of the pay pal confirmation and send it to my email, I have received your confirmation of payment, I will move you from the waiting to the attendee list.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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There are no refunds for cancellations by participants unless the participant finds a suitable replacement.
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Registration for this event closed on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 12:00 AM.