Mt. Chester Scramble - Friday, Jul 09, 2021

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Chester Lake trailheard, Smith Dorien Spray Lakes Road 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jul 09, 2021 05:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Jun 24, 2021 08:00 PM  
Event Duration: Half day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Brett Bilon

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Mt. Chester is an easy/moderate scramble with approximately 1,200m of elevation gain and 12km of round trip distance. If the weather will be hot an early start and early finish will be the goal for the day. A dip in Chester Lake on the way down will definitely be recommended!
Required Items to Bring:
-Face mask, hand sanitizer -Helmet -Mid sized (30-45L) pack -Sturdy/medium stiff hiking boots -Water & Food for a 6-8hr return trip

Recommended Items to Bring:
-Poles -Sunglasses & hat/cap -Bearspray / fog horn -Synthetic/Wool Socks -Waterproof/rain Jacket and Pants -Warm Jacket -Gloves -Microspikes or hiking crampons -Ice Axe

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   From Calgary on Hwy 1 West: Turn left onto Kananaskis Trail/AB-40 S 50.0 km Turn right onto Kananaskis Lakes Trail/AB-742 2.2 km Turn right onto Smith Dorrien Trail/AB-742 20.2 km Park at Mount Chester, Kananaskis, AB  

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

*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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 08:00 PM.