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It also gets you into incomparable mountain wilderness—although that is vanishing. On extremely difficult snow and ice, ice pitons and carabiners are used. Chilliwack Valley is also well known for its many technical climbs that range from Class 4 to Class 5.6 or 5.7. So over the last few weeks I have been hanging out down south with my mum waiting to leave on what can only be described as trip of lifetime. Assuming a guided ascent, a very small minimum of technical knowledge to deal with the gear may be helpful, but really shouldn't be a factor, and you can get by without the development of judgment skills such as route finding, gear placement, pacing, mountain sense, etc.

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Publisher: Gibson Square Books Ltd (November 14, 2012)

ISBN: 1908096349

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