Adventures at Cowbell Crag (retro-bolt + climb) - Saturday, Jun 24, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: Cowbell Crag, HIghwood Pass 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 09:45 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 23, 2017 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: All Dat 
Difficulty Rating:   D4 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Cowbell crag is an older traditional/mixed climbing crag in the highwood pass. While there are some great routes, a lot of the hardware needs replacing and there may not be anchors at the top of climbs. We want to do some climbing at Cowbell, but also replace some of the old hardware and ensure there are some good anchors at the top. Anyone who attends MUST be able to either lead or second a gear climb and rappel. Preference will be given to those who can lead on gear. This won't be a traditional cragging day and you should expect to spend some time hanging from ropes cleaning up routes, drilling etc. That being said, there are supposedly some great gear routes back here! We will be at Cowbell crag at 9:45, or at canoe meadows for the carpool at 9
Required Items to Bring:
Sense of adventure! Multi-pitch gear. Helmet

Recommended Items to Bring:
Any bolting equipment you might have. Trad rack.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Crag directions are in Sport Climbing in the Canadian Rockies. Feel free to email me for directions if you don't have the book.  

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM.