Ice Cragging - Balfour Wall - Sunday, Nov 19, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: Balfour Wall 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 06:20 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:30 AM @ Our Lady of Assumption School)  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 05:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Keith Fournier
Hernando Ortega Arango
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
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

Itinerary:
Head up the Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93 N) for a leisurely day of top roping at Balfour Wall (WI 3- 4). Departure from the school will be at 6:30 sharp, and we are not stopping for coffee on the way in or at the bakery in Lake Louise (only for gas/washroom use at the station). At the end of the day we might stop for food/beverage if the group decides to.
Required Items to Bring:
- Standard personal gear for ice (harness, belay device, prussik, ice tools, crampons, helmet, carabiners) - Warm clothing, food & drink for the day

Recommended Items to Bring:
Please advise if you have any of the following: - Dry rope, anchors - Emergency communications device

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Our Lady of Assumption School
Carpool Directions:   https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Our+Lady+of+the+A ssumption+School/@51.083138,-114.191705,15z/data=! 4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xcf93439a70ea586d!8m2!3d51.083138!4 d-114.191705

Notes:
If we haven't climbed together before, please let me know a bit about your ice climbing / climbing experience. If this is your fist day ice climbing please let us know and we can talk about it.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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 Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 05:00 PM.