Another in the Ski Summit Series 2022 - Saturday, Dec 17, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: TBA 
Event Starts:   Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 07:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ TBD)  
Event Ends:   Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 07:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Dec 15, 2022 10:00 AM  
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Ian Hunt

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 6
Minimum Group Size: 3
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


Robin Owens and I did the first of what we christened as the "Ski Summit Series" on Jan 26 2014...  And they've been on my calendar of ACC events ever since.  Typically they have a summit in mind but mother nature needs to cooperate. 

I would like to target a summit but of course, conditions may prohibit that, in which case I will try to find a tour. The destination will depend on weather, snow conditions, avalanche conditions, and participants experience. As a representative example, past outings include Burstall Pass Peak, Healy Pass Peak, Little Temple, Bow Peak, Purple Pk and Lipalian Mtn, Mt Haffner, Mt Field, Panorama Ridge, Smutwood.   For this trip, currently think of Panorama Ridge or South Burstall Pass.  Actual destination will be announced closer to event date.

Required Items to Bring:

Mandatory: Transceiver (digital 2+ antennae), snow shovel, probe, backcountry ski gear, and knowledge of how to use them (AST1 minimum)

Recommended Items to Bring:

Food/drink, extra clothing, any required personal items, sunglasses/ski goggles and headlamp, sunscreen, camera.

If we are going to a summit, an ice axe, helmet, and boot crampons might be needed. Ski crampons may be an asset and have come in handy across the season.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:   TBD
Carpool Directions:  

Meet by 7:00AM to sign the waivers and sort out car pooling


Minimum AST1 or equivalent level experience required. If you intend to bring a splitboard, let us know. As we may not know you well (or at all), please send info to

  • Describe your avalanche training, crevasse rescue and glacier travel experience
  • Describe your back country ski experience
  • Describe your ski comfort level (e.g. OK on Blue runs, struggle on Black Diamonds, I do the Delirium Dive blinfolded, I'm new to this)

You will not be moved to the participant list without submitting this info!

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM.