drive from hostel to the big bend on 93n
hike in-may be slushy/wet/ soft depending on conditions-we may be
able to use a trail on higher terrain with some bush; this is a long
approach to the glacier
practice glacier skills-negotiating crevasses, travelling on a rope,
using crampons, building anchors
drive back to calgary
Required Items to Bring:
helmet, ice screw, harness, prussic cords, slings, locking and non
locking carabiners, belay device, boot crampons, poles,
mountaineering axe, sunscreen etc; depending on conditions:
snowshoes or water shoes-will advise as we get closer to the date
How to Get There:
93 N at big bend
Carpool Departure Time:
head north on 93 N, stop before the hill
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Registration for this event closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM.