Mt. Wapta Climb - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Yoho River Valley 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 06:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:15 AM @ Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance)  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 07:00 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
Minimum Group Size: 2
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Trip plan: Carpool/Travel from YYC at 6 am to meet at Whiskey Jack Hostel. Follow David Jones Rockies West PD 5.3 NW Slopes route. Reverse route. Expected 7-9 hours. Return home to YYC

Fitness/Skill Requirements:  Must be fit and able to ascend ~1200m at a moderate steady pace. Capable to offer belay and comfortable with scrambling 3rd and 4th terrain. Crux goes at 5.3-5.4 and we will plan to climb it roped and rappel after.

Trip only runs with appropriate conditions. If inclement, can discuss alternatives with group participants if interested. 

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

Required Items to Bring:

Helmet, Harness, Layers, Food, Water, Sunglasses, hat etc. Full gear list shared with group participants.


Recommended Items to Bring:

Camera, Hiking Poles


How to Get There:
Event Directions:  

Drive to Whiskey Jack Hostel. Climb Mt. Wapta. Return to YYC

 
Carpool Departure Time:   06:15 AM
Carpool Location:   Highway 22 & 1 Petro Canada near the highway 22 entrance

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.

Trip Feedback
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 07:00 PM.