Mount Joffre - 3449 m. - Sunday, Jul 29, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Upper Kananaskis Day Use Area  
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 02:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 12:00 PM @ Calgary NW or TBD)  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 01:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1.5 days 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Nathalie Drotar
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Monday looks like it will be great weather so I am looking for one/two partners to climb Mount Joffre, one of the classic 11,000ers of the Rockies in K-Country. It has some snow and possible ice ascent for the last 200 to 300 metres with a few pitches of about 40 degrees near the top. You will need to be fit and able to carry a heavy pack as we are hiking in with bivy and glacier gear. We will leaving the city Sunday afternoon, hike in to the bivy site and start super early on Monday to tag the summit and head back to the parking lot the same day. Total elevation gain 2100 metres and 36 kms return. Please only think of signing up if you have the fitness and endurance to go at a steady to fast pace with us, thank you.
Required Items to Bring:
Camping gear and food for 1.5 days, snowshoes, glacier travel gear, including harness, crampons, ice axe, ice screws, pickets, pulleys, etc.. (A detailed list can be provided)

Recommended Items to Bring:
GPS, maps, compass, poles, sunscreen, extra socks, water proofed mountaineering boots.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   12:00 PM
Carpool Location:   Calgary NW or TBD

Notes:
Please provide details of your mountaineeing experience and glacier travel for the last 2 years and the last time you practiced and took training on crevasse rescue. We can chat about it over the phone if you don't have time to send a written note. Let's go climbing! :-)

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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 01:00 PM.