Women's Mentor Group: Ice climbing Junkyards - Saturday, Jan 19, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Ice Climbing 
Event Location: junkyards-grassi lake 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 07:30 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:15 AM @ West Valley Road carpool lot)  
Registration Cut Off:   Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 7
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
We will head to upper junkyards, set up some top ropes and get in some laps! We'll cover the basics if you are new to ice. Good preparation for participation in future WMG trips! Priority goes to those who were on the WMG waitlist for previous ice climbing events. Meet at the west valley carpool lot beside grow calgary (formerly known as the recycle bin parking lot) in Calgary-leaving at 6:15 am to get to the grassi lake parking lot by 7:30 am. If you are interested to join the trip, please send Leah leah.neigum@gmail.com an email with your experience level. All levels are welcome, but we'll need to know how much experience each person has so we can balance out the skills for the entire team.
Required Items to Bring:
Crampon-compatible boots, ice crampons, ice tools, harness, helmet, belay device, personal anchor (or 2), prussic, goggles/glasses for face protection, gloves (multiple), warm layers (big belay puffy), thermos with warm drinks, food, headlamp

Recommended Items to Bring:
hand warmers, screws, draws, screamers.

How to Get There:
Carpool Departure Time:   06:15 AM
Carpool Location:   West Valley Road carpool lot
Carpool Directions:   https://www.google.ca/maps/uv?hl=en&pb=!1s0x53716c0240d854e3:0xb0f115a4fb230a1d!2m22!2m2!1i80!2i80!3m1!2i20!16m16!1b1!2m2!1m1!1e1!2m2!1m1!1e3!2m2!1m1!1e5!2m2!1m1!1e4!2m2!1m1!1e6!3m1!7e115!4s/maps/place/calgary%2Bcarpool%2Blot%2Bgrow%2Bcalgary/@51.0879898,-114.2369008,3a,75y,178.89h,90t/data%3D*213m4*211e1*213m2*211sZUHi3lrpRUSHA0_SXEuKCQ*212e0*214m2*213m1*211s0x53716c0240d854e3:0xb0f115a4fb230a1d!5scalgary+carpool+lot+grow+calgary+-+Google+Search&imagekey=!1e2!2sZUHi3lrpRUSHA0_SXEuKCQ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiU19mt0cXfAhUI658KHa-xAW0Qpx8wCnoECAQQBg

Notes:
We need someone to meet Chelsea at the upper grassi lake parking lot early (by 7 am) to help set up top ropes. Please email me if you are able to do this! The crag as this is a popular spot for beginners-so we are getting an early start.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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No partial attendance - 1 day event
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Registration for this event closed on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM.