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Start: 05/12/2012 8:00 am
End: 05/13/2012 6:00 pm

Come join us for our grand finale of the Backcountry Skiing Series,
skiing a classic route in the high Sierra.

Requires advanced skiing skills (resort black diamond+), avalanche
training. Randonee or Telemark skis, climbing skis, avalanche beacon,
shovel, and probe.

Leader: Louise Wholey (louisewholey at yahoo.com)

To sign up send $8 for leader training to Louise Wholey, 21020 Canyon
View Drive, Saratoga, CA 95070.

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Start: 05/19/2012 1:07 am

Objectives are to climb the NW Couloir of Mount LeConte under spring alpine conditions, encountering the "waterfall" pitch near the top, summit LeConte and traverse over to Mount Corcoran on its west side. We'll hike up to the Meysan Lakes to camp on the first day, climb the peaks the second, and hike out the third. Depending on conditions, a rope may be used. Because of the early season conditions, participants must be comfortable on steep mixed terrain without a rope. The July trip to the same area led by Aaron Schuman may be a more appropriate trip for many people.

Start: 05/19/2012 8:00 am

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