Early Season Ice at Rampart Creek - Friday, Nov 16, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: Rampart Creek Hostel 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Nov 16, 2018 05:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 05:30 PM @ )  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: Weekend 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   6 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Let's drive out to Rampart Creek Hostel on Friday night, ice climb Saturday and Sunday and then drive back to Calgary. There will be a group dinner in the hostel on Saturday night, but otherwise participants are in charge of their own food.

The hostel is $29.82 per night, with associated discounts if you have a HI membership, wilderness pass etc. Attendees are responsible for hostel costs and their share of gas costs.

Adrian and myself will organize the carpooling dinner and dates, but participants are expected to be somewhat self sufficient, able to identify appropriate areas for their skill level and find partners from within the other attendees.

If you sign up with a preferred partner, please let me know so that I can plan group size/partnering appropriately.

Ice varies at this time of year, so you should be prepared for a wide variety of conditions. The ice climbing will be 'choose your own adventure'. This is not a good trip if this is your first time ice climbing.

Once you sign up, please send Adrian or Julie the following information.

-Do you lead ice? -If you do not lead ice, what grade ice have you followed and have you done any multi-pitch? -What equipment do you have?

Participants will be moved to the attendance list sometime in September

Required Items to Bring:
Ice axes, helmet, harness, crampons, warm clothes, food. Whatever is allocated for group dinner on Saturday

Recommended Items to Bring:
Beverages of choice, guidebooks, stuff for the sauna

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Google is your best friend. This hostel is on 93N, past Saskatchewan River Crossing  
Carpool Departure Time:   05:30 PM
Carpool Location:  
Carpool Directions:   Carpool locations and specifics will be determined in November, since we will likely need several vehicles to manage different parties going to different climbing areas.

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 12:00 AM.