Alpine Review: Boundary Peak (Intermediate/Novice Friendly) - Saturday, Jun 01, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Columbia Icefields, JMP 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 01, 2019 05:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, May 26, 2019 12:00 AM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

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


Participants: This trip is open for people with a variety of skills/experience who want to be competent & contributing members of an alpine team. Maybe you have taken an alpine related course, but haven't been out much without a guide. Could be you haven't alpine climbed for a few years and would like to shake the rust off in a supportive environment. Maybe you've already enjoyed mountain activities like rock or ice climbing, scrambling, or skiing and would like to step it up and apply that to Alpine climbing.

The Plan:

We'll head up a moderate alpine climb (most likely Boundary Peak) with the trip leaders acting as rope leaders. This peak involves a mixture of pitched out ice climbing ((WI2+), glacier travel, and easy scrambling. Expect to be on the move for a 10-12 hour day. We'll be moving consistently at a moderate pace & focusing on efficient team transitions, but won't be expecting to set any speed records. This trip is posted for Saturday, but if weather conditions dictate, we may move to Sunday.

Prerequisites: Participants should have some previous exposure to travelling in roped terrain (glacier travel and/or rock/ice climbing), and be able to competently belay a leader. Please send a summary of relevant experience/courses to susan.twitchell(at)

Required Items to Bring:
Alpine gear will be discussed with the team.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Stoke, sense of humor

This event is a part of the Alpine Review. Participants must also register for that event separately.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*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 Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 12:00 AM.