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:
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:
South Fish Creek Library
Parking at south end of South Fish Creek Library at SE corner of Southcentre Mall.
Please have your cell phone on before the carpool, please review the ACC waiver prior to the trip at http://www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Waiver-2014-08122014-1.pdf
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 05:00 PM.