Burstall Pass or Similar Ski Tour - Saturday, Mar 18, 2023

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The Basics:
Event Type: Skiing 
Event Location: Burstall Pass or similar 
Event Starts:   Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 06:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:45 AM @ Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance)  
Event Ends:   Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 05:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Mar 17, 2023 12:58 PM  
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   John McMechan

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 5
Minimum Group Size: 2
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


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:
Event Directions:  

Carpool Departure Time:   06:45 AM
Carpool Location:   Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance
Carpool Directions:  

Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance to service road.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 12:58 PM.