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Date Friday  1/18/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Ski Loveland for Friday Fun -- Technical Trip
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader John Martersteck
Co-Leader Debbie Markham
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 8
Type Trip
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Pace
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Trail Mileage 0.2
Elevation Gain 10
Driving Distance 90

Location

Loveland Ski Resort



For more info Contact

John Martersteck
jmartersteck@yahoo.com
720.951.5376

Debbie Markham
luv2byk2@msn.com
720.498.0647



Details

Per Joel's forecast, Friday will be a powder day, so Debbie and I will be heading to Loveland for a day of skiing.  We will be leaving town about 7:15 (the Resort opens at 9am).  You are welcome to join us; please indicate your interest by registering for the trip, and we will coordinate carpool plans via email.




Notes

In 2019, John and Debbie will be leading technical trips on Fridays.  Each trip will be leader's choice, and may include snow couloirs, ice climbs, fifth-class rock, backcountry skiing, or -- if it's a powder day at Loveland -- downhill skiing.  If the weather is really bad, we will go have fun lead climbing indoors (at Earth Treks) (where you can practice mock leading if you are not yet a qualified lead climber).

Except for ski trips and gym days, participants will generally need HAMS-level experience and a high fitness level.  Preference will be given to HAMS grads who are relatively new to technical climbing and who would like to gain more experience in the backcountry (also, any technical trip leaders who need an LIT will be given first preference!).  Because we need to encourage more women to join technical backcountry trips, there will be occasional gals-only trips, given sufficient interest.

John will not open the registration for these trips until a week or so before they are scheduled, so that an appropriate trip can be planned, depending on current conditions and the long-range weather forecast, and also so that participants are as sure as they can be that they can make the trip.  John reserves the right to change the trip objective at any time (of course in that case, he will notify all participants beforehand).

John is a CMC Senior Instructor for snow, rock, and ice.  Debbie is a CMC senior instructor for snow and rock.  Together, they were Co-Directors of HAMS from 2014-2017, and they now serve on the Technical Climbing School (TCS) Committee.

If you have a particular backcountry objective in mind for which you would like to be accompanied by an experienced technical trip leader, please feel free to contact John or Debbie, who will then try to accommodate your request at some point during the season.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.