Again looking for experienced partners to
Woolley and Diadem, two 11,000ers that
on my list for a while. This week weather
forecast looks amazing so i am flexible
day or two but Friday is announced to be
hot which is not a good thing for
this trip so I'd rather tackle them
later in the week. Email or call me re
They are twin peaks encircled by receeding
glaciers just north of the Columbia
west of the Sunwapta River. Visible from
lofty highway viewpoint just north of the
Icefield Visitor Center, their uplift
roadside views of Mount Alberta, to the
(text stolen from Bill Corbetts book, The
11,000ers of the Canadian Rockies)
To learn more...read the book.
Trip will be done over two days. Day 1 we
leave Calgary and drive to the trail head.
After crossing the Sunwapta River - take
neoprene socks/river shoes! - we will slog
about 4 hours to a high camp. Day 2: In
early morning we will ascend the SE face
Diadem Peak, traverse the from the summit
Woolley/Diadem col and ascend Woolley. We
descend to our bivi spot, pick up camp,
again crossing the freezing river and
home. We will be returning late on Day 2.
Required Items to Bring:
Glacier gear, bivi gear, neoprene
shoes, 2 ice axes, 1 pole, a few ice
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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 at 07:00 AM.