Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse - Friday, Jun 28, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jun 28, 2019 07:00 AM (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. )  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 28, 2019 06:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brendan Clark
Ian Hunt
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Most likely target is the Volcano - McDougall - Old Baldy Traverse Scramble 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: http://www.soistheman.com/diary/page.php?id=volcano-mcdougall-old-baldy
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:
Event Directions:   TCH to Highway #40 to Evan-Thomas Creek.  
Carpool Departure Time:   07:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Near the Petro Canada, Corner of Hwy 1 / Hwy 22 - meet N end of the access road just off Hwy 22.
Carpool Directions:   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.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 06:00 PM.