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Skitouring in the Western U.S. and Canada – 7pm Tuesday Nov 20, 2012

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012 by lhummel

Next meeting will be in the first [not second] floor meeting room at the Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave N.W. Washington, DC 20008. Speakers will include:

  • Ron Hall… ski mountaineering in the Pacific NW. Specifically, Mt Hood, Three Sisters (traverse), Broken Top, Mt. Rainier, and Stevens Pass, from trips in late spring to early summer months (April-June) from 2010-2012. Ron will also briefly touch on some of the technical aspects – equipment, techniques and avalanche safety that are involved in this sub-genre of mountaineering for those who may be unfamiliar.
  • Simon Carr…skiing the Wapta Traverse  - Alberta/British Columbia, Canadian Rockies (April 2012) – and touring in the Sierra Nevada (April 2011)

If you’ve done any skitouring in the western U.S. or Canada and would be interested in participating, please let me know.

As we have to vacate the library by 8.30 this evening will start promptly. http://maps.google.com/?q=3310%20Connecticut%20Ave.%20N.W.Washington,%20DC%20%2020008

Nearest metro is Cleveland Park, several blocks away. After the meeting, we will head to a nearby bar. 

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