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2017 Calgary Section Summer
Fairy Meadows; the Adamants and Gothics.
rock with exceptional opportunities for
climbing". The Adamant Group of the Selkirk
Mountains provides climbers with a wealth of
fantastic opportunities. The peaks here are
mainly granitic and there are several classic
routes of various lengths and difficulty to
challenge all types of climbers. It’s Awesome!
Self Guided and Self Catered 7 days camp.
*Much more* information can be found on
Interested? Then sign up for the week
and download the application form, once
completed please email it back to Clare
she’ll review it and send it to the relevant
Also feel free to email with any questions you
may have. The Camp Manager for your chosen week
will review your application and contact you to
let you know if you are on the week. A deposit
payment must be made before you are moved off
the wait list and confirmed on the trip.
for more details.
This posting is for Week 1: Sunday July
16th - 23rd.
Fairy Meadows, British Columbia
The plan is to camp 1km South of the Fairy
Meadows Hut at approx 2200m, GR 346-395. The
staging area will be Swan Creek, about 110km
from Golden on the logging road on the West
side of the Kinbasket Lake.
12 (max) Calgary Section Members per week.
June 1 the camp will be opened up to other
Sir Sanford 82N/12 and Sullivan River
Selkirks North, David P Jones
The cost for the week is $460. This is based
on worse case scenario (ie not being able to
share heli shuttle costs + some contingency
flights have been budgeted), also on only 9
paying participants per week, please note Camp
Manager's + Camp Coordinator's heli fees are
covered in this cost. Once your application
form is reviewed and the Camp
Manager for your chosen week notifies you are
confirmed on the trip a deposit of $150 is
required before you are moved from the wait
list. Final costs will be calculated by the end
of August and payments will be required by the
end of September. Please note the cost will be
no more than the $460 quoted.
The preferred payment option is to send an
INTERAC e-transfer to the ACC Treasurer –
email@example.com . Please ensure to send
the password for accepting the e-transfer by
separate email to the Treasurer and also ensure
you let her know exactly what the payment is
If you pay by cheque then please make cheques
payable to ACC Calgary Section
ACC Calgary Section Camp,
PO Box 1995,
Required Items to Bring:
A detailed kit list will be sent on
registration. You will require all your own
alpine climbing and camping kit. The club
provides a cook tent, gear tent, stoves to cook
on, ropes, a toilet and even a shower!
Recommended Items to Bring:
A sense of adventure, sense of humour and a
passion for climbing some fantastic routes in an
amazing part of the world!
How to Get There:
Carpool from Golden to helicopter staging area
Carpool Departure Time:
Golden (TBD by camp manager for the week)
Once you registration has been confirmed no
refunds will be given for any reason
(cancellation, weather, flight delays, etc.).
will be your responsibility to find a suitable
replacement if you are unable to attend the
Participants may wish to consider purchasing
cancellation/interruption insurance through the
National office to mitigate any loss.
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Thank you for your response.
Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 10:00 AM.