CANCELLED - Mount Howard - Saturday, Jul 18, 2020

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Bragg Creek/Kananaskis 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Aug 01, 2020 07:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Alison Silver

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 8
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Mt Howard is accessed by a five km drainage. Once you gain the ridge (easy scree ascent), it is a long ridge walk. The final summit is exposed, we will assess the degree of exposure before we proceed. 19.4km return Elevation gain 1170m Carpool: due to Covid 19 restrictions, we will not arrange carpool. No dogs please.
Required Items to Bring:
backpack rain cover for backpack (optional) hiking boots food 1L water bivy sac (optional) waterproof matchs/ lighter headlamp & extra batteries hand warmers (optional) mitts hat gore tex windbreaker insulating layers long sleeve shirt down microspikes (optional) hiking poles sunglasses sunscreen spf chapstick GPS/ phone( optional) hiking socks & extra socks map compass Spot (optional) windproof face mask (optional) brimmed/ sun hat (optional) gaitors (optional) emergency kit toilet paper hiking pants/ shorts helmet (optional) knife (optional) ice axe (optional)

Recommended Items to Bring:
See above

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Set odometer - 13km from start Powderface Trail/ Hwy 66 (coming from Bragg Creek) Map 82 J/15 Bragg Creek  

Comfortable hiking on scree Be prepared for potentially lots of wind!

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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 Saturday, August 01, 2020 at 07:00 PM.