Dry Ranges Ice Climbing - Ya Ha ha and a bottle of rum - Friday, Feb 16, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: Ya Ha Tinda 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Feb 16, 2018 05:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 05:00 PM @ TBD)  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Feb 09, 2018 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: 4 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   George Ormerod
Clare Ormerod
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 10
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   14 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   Yes

Itinerary:
The plan is to drive out on Friday after work and camp at Ya Ha Tinda - we will have the club's dome tent as a cook tent and the club's stoves. We will arrange a communal evening meal for the Friday night (for a small nominal charge to cover costs), suggest a pot luck dinner on the Saturday + Sunday night, but you will need to bring your own breakfasts, lunches and snacks. One night will have a pirate theme, due to the only pun we could think of for Ya Ha Tinda. Climbing: The aim is to climb the range of ice climbs round there over the next couple of days, which may include crossing the Red Deer River for access. To be considered as a participant, please send me a short email describing your (ice)climbing experience if you haven't been on ice with us. A more detailed gear list etc. will get sent out once participants are moved from the waiting list.
Required Items to Bring:
Ice Climbing Gear, Winter Camping Gear (depending on conditions, at least down to -15°C), food, booze, headlamp, radios, camping chair.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   To be confirmed  
Carpool Departure Time:   05:00 PM
Carpool Location:   TBD

Notes:
If you haven't climbed with us before please send us an email detailing your recent climbing experience. Thanks!

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

The Dry Ranges are called dry for a reason - we may cancel, or propose an alternative venue if the ice isn't in condition.
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, February 09, 2018 at 12:00 PM.