Ski Touring - Ice Climbing - Winter Camping #2

Originally published at: Ski Touring – Ice Climbing – Winter Camping – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

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John Relyea-Voss

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Casey Matsuda

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Dates: December 4-5

Objective: Ski Touring – Ice climbing

Route: TBD

Start Time: Leaving Campbell River December 4th 7:00 AM

Meeting Location: Trailhead, or at time TBD at Campbell River Tim Hortons 7:00AM

Max Group Size: Four

Difficulty: Difficulty and objectives will change based on forecasted avi risk and weather.

Require Experience Ski Touring: Participants must have AST1 and moderate back country touring experience for ski touring trips. Participants must have all required avalanche safety equipment and knowledge of how to use equipment.

Require Experience Ice Climbing: Participants need crampons, helmet, ice tools as well as lead belay knowledge.

Possible Trip Locations:

  • Mount Arrowsmith recon and possible climbing
  • Century Sam ice climbing lead and top rope
  • Mount Becher and Boston Falls Ice recon. Ice Climbing, Snowshoeing, Ski Touring
  • Mount Washington ice recon, Ice Climbing, Snowshoeing, Ski Touring

Trip objectives and locations may change based on weather*