Take advantage of the high pressure and ski up to Burstall pass or something similar. Even with the 25cm on Mon-Tuesday looking at this at more of ski tour since there is no other snow forecast currently. May do a couple of yoyos on low angle slopes near the pass if snow is okay and group wishes. Approx 700m + 15km for the trip to the pass.
645am at the carpool, drive out + touring for 5-7 hours and then return to YYC around dinner time.
Before being accepted please email me a brief overview of your backcountry experience, including avalanche training, first aid, your ski ability, if you ski or splitboard and a few recent trips you have been on.
Required Items to Bring:
Transceiver (3 Antenna), snow shovel, probe, backcountry ski gear, googles/sunglasses, headlamp, helmet. food, water, layers and AST1 at minimum.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Personal items as required
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance
Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance to service road.
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 12:58 PM.