Abbot Pass Hut - Friday, Jul 13, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Lake O'Hara 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jul 13, 2018 07:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Our Lady of the Assumption School Parking Lot (near Sunnyside Garden Centre in the NW))  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Jul 01, 2018 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: Three Days 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

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: treasurer@acccalgary.caattendee
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:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:   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:
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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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, July 01, 2018 at 12:00 PM.