Mount Saskatchewan and Castleguard. July 22-24. - Saturday, Jul 22, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Mount Saskatchewan. 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 06:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ 1515 Home Road NW.)  
Registration Cut Off:   Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 3 days. 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

The plan is to head up Mount Saskatchewan with an option to ascend Castleguard and exit via the Saskatchewan Glacier. Trip report: saskatchewan/
Required Items to Bring:
Glacier gear, tent, sleeping bag and pad, stove, the ten essentials, mountaineering axe and knowledge of its use, mountaineering boots (Not shoes), Spare pair of shoes for after the trip, helmet, warm clothes and gloves, insulated jacket (Preferably a medium weight down jacket), shell jacket, shell pants and gloves, balaclava, personal first aid kit and emergency blanket or bivy bag, food and water, headlamp, bear spray, hiking poles, NO COTTON CLOTHES OR GEAR. A pack big enough to carry all the gear listed above.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:00 AM
Carpool Location:   1515 Home Road NW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*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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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 12:00 AM.