View Poll Results: Guiding Options

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  • Friday March 13 Shred Crew Andermatt!

    2 28.57%
  • Monday March 16 Guided Day with Dan Loutrel

    4 57.14%
  • No guiding

    2 28.57%
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  1. #1
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    EuroBBI2020 Guiding Options (Take 2)

    EuroBBI2020: Guiding Options
    Part of skiing Yurp is the ability to ski something big with exposure and risk.

    There's lots of option for doing this without a guide around Andermatt/Disentis SkiArena , but I've found going with a guide can really be worth it. Last year, we had some confusion about who wanted to do what which resulted in some people not being able to do the planned tour. I'd like to avoid this.

    During the EuroBBI2020 interval of March 11-18, there's a couple of good options:

    0) Ski with andermatt-guides on their Friday Shred Crew Andermatt! on March 13th. This will be geared more for people tentative about skiing something risky or involving bigger climbs.
    See http://www.andermatt-guides.ch/EN/off.html. It's $190 per person and there's a link to the reservations there. You can reference Buster there if you like, they know me.

    1) On Monday March 16, I've reserved a spot with Dan Loutrel, owner of Andermatt-Guides. This will be a tour involving some climbing and exposure that may not be to everyone's liking. I want to get a count of people who want to go. If we have more than 6, we will need 2 guides and possibly 2 different objectives.

    Option 0 may not require skins.
    Option 1 will require skins and possibly a harness.

    This is a public poll.
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
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  2. #2
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    Hey thanks for putting this together. I voted for Friday but was based on what I had previously read on Dans site saying crampons and ax needed for Friday and not your description. Based on your description not as interested in Friday. Will try to give a call this weekend

    Lee

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    I think I will not make it to Venduls on before Friday night as I am working Fridays / Tuesdays - so voted for monday. Climbing, harnesses and such seem to be my thing anyways.

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    The Friday "Shred Crew" objective will depend on the registrants, over which I don't have any control, so they may not require the crampons and ice axe.
    We will have more input and control over the Monday tour.

    I'll update Dan as to numbers as this progresses. If more than 6 sign up for Monday, we will likely have 2 groups.

    I will get in to Rueras Friday night.
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
    >>>200 cm Black Bamboo Sidewalled DPS Lotus 120 : Best Skis Ever <<<

  5. #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster Highmen View Post
    I will get in to Rueras Friday night.
    Its looking like I'll be arriving the same time. So, I picked option "0" (option zero??) because thats what I'd choose if I was there. That may not actually be the case though

  6. #6
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    OK, seems like a quorum is building for a less burly tour, which is fine (see Mr. Mike's post in the main thread).
    Make a case for that so we can make the request.

    Again, last year, we weren't organized and I bunch of people didn't get to go.

    So this year, make a case and make a plan. Please don't show up in Rueras expecting to go on a tour without making a plan ahead of time.
    Merde De Glace On the Freak When Ski
    >>>200 cm Black Bamboo Sidewalled DPS Lotus 120 : Best Skis Ever <<<

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