Healy Pass Peak - Saturday, Jan 16, 2021

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Healy Pass 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jan 16, 2021 06:30 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jan 15, 2021 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brendan Clark

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Conditions and weather look good for a ski summit!

Let's try to get up Healy Pass Peak, a small mountain just north of Healy Pass. I am hoping we will be able to ski to the top, but if the ridge is wind-blown we may have to take the skis off and hike to the top. We will keep the skiing fairly mellow - there are some short but nice runs down from Healy Pass.

Approx round trip distance is 20 km, 900-1000 m of elevation gain.

You must have AST 1 as a minimum, plus be a blue run skier, and have a fitness level and backcountry experience suitable for the objective. If we have never skied together before, please send me a brief summary of your training and experience.

We will have an early 6:30 AM meet up near the Petro Canada at Hwy 1 & Hwy 22, at the access road just off Hwy 22. Here we will sign waivers before heading off to the Sunshine parking lot.


Required Items to Bring:
Skis, skins, transceiver, shovel, probe

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes, food, 1.5+ L water

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 08:00 PM.