Pre-Christmas Scramble - Friday, Dec 22, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Dec 22, 2017 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 03:00 PM  
Event Duration: one day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Andy Strangemann
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
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:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
It has been my custom to scramble up a mountain before the big feast and thus I am once again asking anyone that is keen for some exercise and a fun outing to join me on that day. We will have to see what the snow and weather conditions are before we determine which mountain gets climbed. The range of peaks available is numerous and if snow conditions allow, we could tramp up the Opal Ridge, head up EOR, or just hike up Ha Ling and Miners Peak. If it is really rotten out there we would simply hike up Cox Hill or head up Heart Mountain. We should be back in good time to be washed up and ready to embark on any Christmas like festivities. If we have a big group, it will be easier to break trail if need be. This year let us add to the Christmas cheer by decorating a tree up near treeline and if we all bring a few ornaments with us it should come off pretty well and we can take some nice photos for next years photo contest, so lets have some fun out there together.
Required Items to Bring:
Warm and layered clothing, ice axe and crampons or ice walkers for icy sections, thermos for warm drink, gaiters and ski pole, extra gloves and mitts, ski goggles if it is blustry out.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Strong legs, some Christmas cheer, mulled wine and a santa hat and ornaments.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 03:00 PM.