Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Ice Climbing Trip - Intermediate Level

We are organizing an intermediate climbing trip to the Pass on December 9th.

 Anyone interested can sign up at http://trips.accyukon.ca/. Deadline for sign up is 4:00 p.m. Saturday Dec 8th. Once signed up I will send coordinating instructions as to meeting place and time.

Participants should be comfortable with belaying techniques, winter travel and exposure to cold for extended periods. Dress warm
This activity will take place in Alaska so passports are required and extra medical insurance is encouraged.
Some seats may be available in vehicles but some participants may be required to drive.
Gear list as follows;

Gear Check List:

Ice Climbing Gear

Harness
 Mounatineering Boots (alpine or AT ski books will work)
 Helmet
 Ice tools and leashes
 Biner and belay device
 Crampons
 Accessory cord / prussiks
 Climbing daypack

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TECHNICAL GEAR PLEASE CONTACT ME. EQUINOX ADVENTURES AND NOLS YUKON DO HAVE A LIMITED SUPPLY OF GEAR THAT MAY BE RENTED. You can either send me a Facebook Message or an email to darryl_laliberte@hotmail.com.

Clothing

Insulated jacket
 Waterproof jacket
 Fleece / soft shell
 Waterproof pants or bibs
 Toque
 Shell gloves and liners
 Gaiters
 Belay gloves or mittens

Other Essentials