Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse - Friday, Jun 28, 2019
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Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse
Date(s) & Time:
Friday, Jun 28, 2019
(Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Near the Petro Canada, Corner of Hwy 1 / Hwy 22 - meet N end of the access road just off Hwy 22. )
Most likely target is the Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse
17.5 km loop, 1,500 m elevation gain, 8-11 h car-to-car.
he plan is to drive out to the Evan Thomas Day Use area and do a counter-clockwise traverse of Volcano Peak, Mount McDougall and Old Baldy Peak. In good conditions the traverse is a moderate scramble, although the recent snow, if still there, may make things more difficult. It may be a good idea to bring snow gear such as microspikes/crampons and an ice axe in the car and, based on conditions, decide in the parking lot if we want to put the gear in our packs or leave it behind.
There are options to retreat from the ridge if we encounter afternoon thunderstorms. Let one of the trip leaders know if you do not have a suitable rock helmet as we have some spares you can borrow.
For more beta / pictures of the traverse refer to this trip report:
Required Items to Bring:
Helmet, clothing suitable for the forecast, 2-3 L water, food/snacks, headlamp
Recommended Items to Bring:
Extra clothing and any required
personal items: microspikes/crampons, ice axe, gaiters, poles, hat, sunscreen, camera
How to Get There:
TCH to Highway #40 to Evan-Thomas Creek.
Carpool Departure Time:
Near the Petro Canada, Corner of Hwy 1 / Hwy 22 - meet N end of the access road just off Hwy 22.
et up at 7:00 AM Friday morning near the Petro Canada at the corner of Hwy 1 / Hwy 22 - meet at the north end of the access road just off Hwy 22.
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM.