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Looking for a 3rd and/or 4th to join us in a ski mountaineering ascent of Mount Hector. This trip has a little of everything: skiing uphill, bootpacking, glacier travel, and fantastic views. If avalanche conditions or the weather doesn't cooperate another destination may be substituted.
You should have AST1 (AST2 preferred). A sufficiently high level of fitness is needed - the trip is 1550m. You should be able to manage diamond level terrain at the ski hill in difficult conditions: wind effected snow, powder, spring snow (hard or heavy & wet), etc. Glacier travel will be required and you must have experience in crevasse rescue. We will be using a lightweight (6mm) rope system so you must be comfortable with this system and have appropriate gear.
To sign up for this event, please add yourself to the waiting list and email Kyle (Kyle.email@example.com) your experience.
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, April 03, 2021 at 06:00 PM.