Window-Allison-Ward - Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Crowsnest Pass 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 08:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 05:00 AM @ South Fish Creek Library)  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 05:00 PM  
Event Duration: 8-10 hrs; 900m, 14km + driving 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

You must be an experienced capable scrambler/mountaineer comfortable moving on (loose) rock terrain with some snow cover. Include in your comments past difficult scrambles and date attempted. Moderate pace. Per Alan Kane guidebook, walk up road, take ATV trails climber's left and then up into cirque, up ramp to Window Mtn's window, over top to summit, along ridge to Allison, backtrack and then take connecting ridge to Mt Ward, descent via north drainage to Window Lake. It looks like there probably is some thin snow on north aspects, so expect this to be more class 4 than class 3 (Kane's difficult rating), freeze-thaw conditions, high 8 deg, winds 25kmh
Required Items to Bring:
Rock helmet, Water, Lunch and snacks, Proper hiking boots and gear (including wind and rain gear, regardless of forecasts) Gloves/mittens and headwear, Gaiters, Crampons

Recommended Items to Bring:
Hiking poles, First aid kit, Camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Right on Allison Creek Rd, 14km W of Frank Slide Interpretative Centre, 16.8km to left onto Window Mtn Lk Rd, 1.3km to parking, up ATV trails, descent around skier's left of Window Lake to road.  
Carpool Departure Time:   05:00 AM
Carpool Location:   South Fish Creek Library
Carpool Directions:   Parking at south end of South Fish Creek Library at SE corner of Southcentre Mall.

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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 05:00 PM.