Joffre is one of the 11,000 footers.
of those beautiful snow covered mountains
takes in some fantastic views in the upper
We will hike in 11 Kms on Saturday June
and camp at Aster Lake. We will have a
early 3:00 a.m. start on Sunday, June 30,
climb Joffre. We’ll return to camp and
rest, possibly climb up Sarail if we have
energy otherwise catch up on sleep. Hike
July 1, 2019 back to the parking lot and
We will have a pre-trip screening hike
practice on May 4, 2019 up EEOR, Grotto or
so once it is posted please sign up if you
to be considered for the Joffre trip. If
not climbed, hiked or been on trips with
send us your ice climbing and
experience. We will make our final
end of May.
Once you have been selected you can
of $44.00 via paypal:
payment you will be moved from the wait
the going list. You will also be provided
list and group gear will be discussed.
Required Items to Bring:
Harness, helmet, glacier gear, crampons,
mountaineering ice axe, camping gear,
suitable for the forecast, water
sunglasses, sunscreen, headlamps, camera
Recommended Items to Bring:
Snow shoes, poles, notebook maps. Shared
gear, ropes, and group first aid will be
once the participants are selected. A
gear list for glacier travel will be
How to Get There:
Head into Peter Lougheed Park towards the
Kananaskis Lake. Turn left and park in
area in the 2nd to the last parking area.
last parking lot. We will be going around
Carpool Departure Time:
We could possibly take more participants
are enough suitable experienced
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
There is no refund for cancellations once
is made but if you have to cancel you will
directed to find a suitable replacement
acceptable to the leaders. The replacement
then make payment to the participant who
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12:00 AM.