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Grand Teton - Camp & Road Trip - Sat, Jul 12 2014, Sun, Jul 13 2014, Mon, Jul 14 2014, Tue, Jul 15 2014, Wed, Jul 16 2014, Thu, Jul 17 2014, Fri, Jul 18 2014, Sat, Jul 19 2014, Sun, Jul 20 2014

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Mountaineering
Event Location:Grand Teton National Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 12 2014, Sun, Jul 13 2014, Mon, Jul 14 2014, Tue, Jul 15 2014, Wed, Jul 16 2014, Thu, Jul 17 2014, Fri, Jul 18 2014, Sat, Jul 19 2014, Sun, Jul 20 2014  5:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jul 1 2014 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 -8 hours climbing, hiking, scrambling per day
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 14 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:

a reprise of our 3 earlier great visits to Grand Teton National Park


Grand Teton National Park has lots of scope for day and overnight trips ranging from sightseeing & photo sessions through hikes, scrambles, sport climbing & mountaineering.

We again intend to stay at the American Alpine Club's Climber's Ranch where we (ACC) have reciprocal hut privileges. The Ranch has sleeping (huts), cooking (bbq outdoors), showers, laundry and library facilities. As in the past we’ll probably be at the Climbers Ranch for 6 nights (Sun-Fri).

PLAN

Saturday…Leave Vancouver early (5 am) overnight somewhere in Idaho.

Sunday…. Arrive at Jackson Hole about 4 pm Buy supplies proceed to AAC Climbers Ranch for dinner.

The following possible itinerary would provide a good chance of summiting "The Grand" if that's on your bucket list....Lots of other options are possible...
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Monday morning hike to campsite on Mt Buck...& overnight @ about 10,000 (to acclimatize).

Tuesday...climb Mt Buck...(scramble. crampons, rope, ice axe helmet). Overnight @ Climbers Ranch,

Wednesday...visit Jackson Hole...get supplies...tourist stuff...overnight Climbers Ranch.
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Thursday...hike to Grand Teton Lower Saddle (6-8 hrs) for ascent of Grand Teton. Overnight Lower Saddle.

Friday...5 am start. Climb (low 5th) Grand Teton via Owen Spalding or Exum Ridge routes....overnight Climbers Ranch.

Saturday...depart Grand Teton Park...visit Yellowstone Park....overnight...somewhere in Montana (…soon with that dental floss tycoon).

Sunday...balance of ride home if not there already.


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Notes:
Guests wanting to register for this trip must email the leader Rob Brusse or phone (604)224-0747.
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