Hut Cost is $70 per person for the two nights.
Trip leaders' hut
cost is subsidized by participants.
Priority will be given to Women's Climbing
We will carpool from Calgary on Saturday and head
in to Bow
Hut (215km/2.5 hr drive + 8km/390m gain hike). We
attempt alpine objectives Sunday, likely St.
Nicholas &/or Olive
peaks (at least 6-8km r/t & ~600-800m gain). Both
involve roped glacier travel followed by
scrambling & the St.
Nicholas ridge has significant exposure with
steep drops on
both sides. Pace will be moderate with likely
early start. More
complete information & route descriptions will be
the final party.
Feel free to sign up on the waitlist now to
indicate your interest,
we will not populate the trip until later in the
summer, we will
send out an email requesting information about
experience. This is an objective based trip, so
while we will
have time for learning & mentorship, we will also
in having an efficient team and will expect that
learned basic mountaineering skills (self-
crampon & ice-axe use, crevasse rescue). If you
are new to
alpine climbing it is recommended you participate
Review and/or an introductory mountaineering
course as a
minimum prerequisite. Please do not hesitate to
Required Items to Bring:
helmet, harness, mountaineering ice ax, crampons,
first aid kit,
layers, personal meals.
Once we have determined the party we may coordinate
plans with the possibility of group meals, pre-trip
scrambles or skills practice.
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully
understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for
the signature fields before arriving at the event.
*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 Monday, September 10, 2018 at 08:00 PM.