Neil Colgan Hut & surrounding peaks trip - Thursday, Aug 02, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Lake Louise 
Date(s) & Time:   Thursday, Aug 02, 2018 07:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 07:00 PM @ Morraine Lake)  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jul 27, 2018 05:30 PM  
Event Duration: 4 days, 3 nights 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Kris Tranter
Suzie Poirier

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Dates are Aug 3 to Aug 6th 2018. We booked 3 nights at Neil Colgan Hut in August. Find a partner and sign up to this trip! This trip is for Advanced participants. Alpine rock and ice climbing required. Glacier travel and route finding. There are two current summer access routes: both begin at Moraine Lake (5-8 hours) and involve technical rock climbing and glacier travel. Should be comfortable carrying heavy loads in steep terrain. Climbing Objectives (condition dependant) The peaks of the Valley of the Ten Peaks are all over 10,000 feet, and the hut, at 9,700 feet is an ideal base for bagging these summits. It is standard to climb several peaks in a day. Mt. little, Mt. Bowlen, Mt. Allen, Mt. Perren, Mt. Fay,Mt. Quadra. Participants will be pre-screened for rock climbing and glacier travel experience. Hut fees will cost $90. Participants are responsible to buy backcountry wilderness pass for 3 nights.
Required Items to Bring:
Sleeping bag, food, alpine climbing gear. List will be send to the select participants.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Morraine Lake
Carpool Directions:   To be discussed.

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 Friday, July 27, 2018 at 05:30 PM.