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Date(s) & Time:
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
(Carpool Departure: 08:00 AM @ Carpool from Calgary)
Hike in 11km to camp above Aster Lake Saturday . May be a km or 2 of tough bush wacking. Take in a scramble on Sarail, Warrior, and or Cordonier on Saturday. Alpine start Sunday 3:00 am and climb to summit of Joffre, and hike out Sunday afternoon-evening.
Required Items to Bring:
Helmet,glacier gear, crampons, ice axe, camping gear, clothing suitable for the forecasted weather, food, water treatment
Recommended Items to Bring:
We will discuss group gear requirements such as tents, stoves, and ropes.
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Carpool from Calgary
Carpool Location: The recycling bins by #1 Highway and Stoney Trail
Carpool Directions: West on #1 from Calgary, exit right to West Valley Rd, spin around the roundabout, under the highway, then back toward Calgary. See following link to "Rock Rage" locaton. http://maps.google.com/maps/ms? msa=0&msid=104979413400490148760.00000112864e9b328 42f4&ie=UTF8&ll=51.087405,- 114.239681&spn=0.00469,0.010729&t=h&z=17
Could take more participants if adequate number of rope leaders
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 05:00 PM.