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3rd Annual Ski Tour - Ymir Ski Lodge

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Where: Ymir Ski Lodge

Who: 12 people

More Info: http://www.backcountryskilodge.com/

Terrain and Run Photos http://bit.ly/ITxlIJ

Difficulty: Moderate - Difficult (Lots of varied terrain for all skill levels)

Price: Estimated costs will be $350.00/Person + Tax for 4 nights/5 days Accommodation at the Lodge. Extra expenses will be for fuel and expenses there and back plus your own food.

Any deposits paid to the organizer for this trip are non-refundable.

Driving: We can arrange car pool at pre-trip meeting or feel free to arrange your own car pool.

Required Equipment List (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MIQ1BeKAF3_D8ljfNSD-h1j2JU_q26DtyDEY2p180WE/edit)

A little About Yimir Pass

The Ymir Ski Touring Lodge is located just around tree line at 6,200 ft with easy access to a wide variety of bowls and tree skiing. 1000 ft of alpine bowls above the lodge and 1,000 ft below the lodge of great tree skiing with terrain and tours for all levels of skiers. Safe terrain around the lodge and progressively more advanced terrain as you explore further afield.

*Please note, if you are going to do the tour you must have AST1

Skiing Ability & Endurance
You should be at a strong intermediate skier. Groups often climb & ski between 2,000-7,000 feet of elevation in a day. The amount of skiing that you decide to do will be determined by your endurance.

You must have the following gear:

Alpine Touring gear or Telemark Skis or Snowshoes/Splitboard if on a Snowboard
Shovel
Probe
Beacon
Skins

You can rent gear from MEC or UofC

Backcountry Skills, Knowledge and Preparation...

Visiting the backcounty of the Rocky Mountains requires knowledge and preparation.

You assume certain risks and expect certain hazards when you travel in the high country. Self-guided tour means that you look after yourself once you're there. You should be experienced in backcountry navigation, and be prepared to carry appropriate survival gear. Temperatures in the winter they range from -35°C to +10°C.

You are responsible for ensuring that you are properly equipped with appropriate outdoor clothing and gear, including but not limited to, winter equipment; skins, avalanche beacons, shovels & probes.

RULES OF CONDUCT PLEASE READ!!!
http://www.meetup.com... (http://www.meetup.com/Calgary-Outdoor-Recreation-Association-CORA/pages/Rules_of_Conduct/)

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