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Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Jul 13, 2018
(Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Our Lady of the Assumption School Parking Lot (near Sunnyside Garden Centre in the NW))
We will carpool from Calgary on Friday morning July 13th to Lake Louise, hike in the area (objective TBD) and spend a night at Fireweed hostel (Field). Dorm room - $45/person. On Saturday at 8:30 we will catch the bus to Lake O’Hara and hike up to the Abbot Hut. This is a strenuous hike/scramble with app. 900 elevation gain that may involve hiking in snow as the Hut sits at 2926 m. Proper footwear is highly recommended. We will spend the night at the hut and go back to Lake O’Hara the following day. The last bus leaves at 5:30 pm.
The fees are: $30 hut, $15 bus, $5 administration fee. Total $50. Once you have been approved please forward your payment to the Club Treasurer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required Items to Bring:
Sturdy hiking boots, poles, helmet, sleeping bag, food for 2 days, and all conditions clothing.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Ice axe, ear plugs, camera
How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:
Our Lady of the Assumption School Parking Lot (near Sunnyside Garden Centre in the NW)
NOTE: The Friday hike is optional, if you prefer to just attend the Abbot Hut trip, we will meet at the Lake O'Hara parking lot Saturday July 14th at 8am.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
For cancellations made more than 3 full calendar days prior to the booking date, 80% will be refunded.
For cancellations made within the 3 calendar days, a 50% cancellation fee would be applied.
Cancellation on the day of travel is 100% non refundable.
*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 Sunday, July 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM.