Mt. Columbia - Ski - Saturday, May 20, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Columbia Icefields 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, May 20, 2017 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 4 Days  
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   John McMechan

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

The tentative plan is to leave Calgary Friday evening and start around 8am Saturday morning and head up to the Columbia Icefield via the Athabasca Glacier and set-up camp Saturday evening on the "homeside" of of the trench. Sunday, if weather conditions permit, we'd start with a typical alpine start and track up Columbia. Discussions during the trip will help decide what other peaks we should consider if the weather is good for Monday. Tuesday we ski out exit via the Athabasca Glacier. Please contact me at with your experience.
Required Items to Bring:
A check list will be provided to group members.

Recommended Items to Bring:
A check list will be provided to group members.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Off Highway 93 opposite of the Columbia Icefields Discovery Centre  
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:  
Carpool Directions:   We can figure out carpooling once accepted. Please make a contribution towards the cost of gas and maintenance to your carpool driver.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Please don't sign up unless you are able to commit and willing to go even if the forecast isnt perfect.
*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).
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM.