Last minute Bugaboos Climb - Friday, Aug 11, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Bugaboos 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Aug 11, 2017 11:31 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Aug 25, 2017 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: Two and a half  
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: 3
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Come join me for a Last minute weekend extravaganza to the Bugaboos!! :) I will be repeating the Bugaboo Spire a top 50 classic and if you haven't been up there it's worth the long drive out. Please do some research on this objective and send me a message with your climbing/alpine experience. DAY1: 5 hour drive to bugaboos provincial park, hike 3 - 4 hours to Applebee's camp ground. Day2: 4am start to climb bugaboo spire kain route. Day3: depending on how things go climb lions way then hike out and drive home. Or skip lions way and go for lunch/hot springs in radium. Please prepare for long days and to share the climbing gear load.
Required Items to Bring:
Overnight camping gear/food, alpine rock climbing (crampons, mountaineering boots, poles, ice screw, comfortable rock shoes, helmet, harness, 25L minimum pack, gloves, warm clothes/sun protection, rain gear(a must in the bugs), water bottles/bag, food

Recommended Items to Bring:
Comfortable and dry camp clothes/ shoes/sandles

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:  
Carpool Location:   TBA
Carpool Directions:   Please let me know if you can drive. The road is not paved but most vehicles should be able to make it through right now.

You must be competent at traveling on 4th and low 5th class terrain, experience walking in crampons and know how to self arrest (b-s col is steep and notorious for being a dangerous place to be later season), must be competent at following 5.7 trad and on exposed lines, you must have rappel experience. Please send me your experience level when you sign up.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM.