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nanook ofthenorth
(nanookofthenorth) - MLife
Mid-May Rockies Ski Touring list? on 05/12/2009 13:57:37 MDT Print View

Hi, I'm headed out next week for five days on the Columbia Icefields around Jasper. We are hopeing to bag/ski a few of the peaks around there and I was hopeing for some feedback on my list:

Cap1 t-shirt
Cap1 long sleeved t-shirt (sun/sleeping in)
Silkweight long-johns
2 silkweight boxers
Mixmaster pants
Cap4 shirt
R1 Hoody
R2 vest
EPIC Hoody w/pocket vents - OR - Houdini
DAS Parka
Ball cap
fleece hat
wool hat

2 pairs softshell gloves
Patagonia Strech Element Gloves
Bufflo Mitts -OR- Mercury Mitts

2 pairs liners
RHB insulated socks
Smartwool Mountineer socks
MEC hut booties???
Scarpa Lasers

3/4 length Prolite4
WM Puma -OR- Apache?
foam torso pad from pack
pee bottle
scrub brush and small spoung (for removing snow/water)

Not 100% sure of our sleep system, would be good to have all three of us in one tent but might have to go with two tents.
Probaly will bring 2 white gass stoves, two pots, and cook in freazer bags/tupperware.

shovel, probe, tranciver, each.
one snow saw
8.1x60m rope
crevase rescue gear
6 screws
3-4 pickets/deadmen
4 sholder length draws
2 double length draws
ID Guides Tarp
Black garbage bag for snow collection/melting
BD Raven pro axe
Half Done helmet???

Ski stuff:
BD Kilowatts, skins
1 bd carbon fiber adjustable ski pole
1 wippet

I'm wondering if I am making a mistake not planning on taking wp/b rain gear or any extra leg insulation like micropuff pants. What do people think?
We'll be at about 10,000 and 11,000-12,000 feet on a glacier and the weather at the parking lot (about 6 to 7,000 feet) is mainly sunny about +8C to +12C during the day and -8C at night.