East Peak of Mount Wendell - Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Scramble 
Event Location: Near Mt. Yamnuska 
Date(s) & Time:   Wednesday, May 25, 2022 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Tuesday, May 24, 2022 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: Day Trip 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   John McMechan
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 3
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Join up for a mid-week scramble to get the fitness back for summer mountaineering.


Scramble up East Peak of Mount Wendell at a moderate pace. Will follow Nugara's description from "More scrambles in the Canadian Rockies". Option to do West Ridge "difficult scramble" on the way in & descend the "easy" south ridge or do the south ridge route both directions depending on the group.  ~1200 m elevation gain.  7-8 hour day. 


Not planning a carpool at this point but the tentative schedule is to meet at Yamnuksa at 830 am. Trip will only run if the weather is appropriate. 

If we don't know each other yet send me a quick email with your experience and we can make sure the trip is a good fit.

Required Items to Bring:

Helmet, backpack with layers, food, water, sunscreen, sturdy boots.  Depending route choice a harness. Will go through a more thorough gear list with participants. 


Recommended Items to Bring:

Camera, Hiking Poles, Bear Spray


How to Get There:
Event Directions:  

Park at Yamnuska Parking lot.

 

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 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM.