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Rockies Alpine Climbing Trip - Tonquin Valley Jasper - Sat, Aug 22 2015, Sun, Aug 23 2015, Mon, Aug 24 2015, Tue, Aug 25 2015, Wed, Aug 26 2015, Thu, Aug 27 2015, Fri, Aug 28 2015, Sat, Aug 29 2015, Sun, Aug 30 2015
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|Event Location:||Rockies Tonquin Valley|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Aug 22 2015, Sun, Aug 23 2015, Mon, Aug 24 2015, Tue, Aug 25 2015, Wed, Aug 26 2015, Thu, Aug 27 2015, Fri, Aug 28 2015, Sat, Aug 29 2015, Sun, Aug 30 2015
7:00 AM (Carpool Departure: N/A *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Aug 8 2015 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||1 week|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Difficult|
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Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
|Number Registered So Far:||
5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|The plan is to have a week alpine climbing trip
the Canadian Rockies. The bulk of the trip will
spent climbing/hiking/scrambling and camping in
This is an unguided event for everyone with
intermediate to advanced skills. Everyone is
expected to be self sufficient and help in
organizing the trip.
Climbs in the area are classic with good
rock for Rockies standard. Some of the objectives
are: Mt Oubliette (NE Ridge), MT
and other (see Selected Alpine Climb, 257-279).
The current plan is to camp at the surprise point
campground that has a closer access to the climbs
Ideas are also to spend Sat night at the Edith
Cavell Youth Hostel that is located at the
trailhead of the Astoria river. The NE ridge of
Edith Cavell can also be included in the climbs
We will drive all day Sun (Aug 30). We may spend
night at the ice field campground along the way
break up the trip. If time and energy allows, Mt
Athabasca and/or Mt Andromeda can be included in
|Required Items to Bring:|
Basic alpine gear that includes good crampons and
ice axe (1 is okay). Cordelettes and slings to
build anchors. A small trad rack. A few pitons
be useful. We will have 2 sets of half-ropes.
All the camping gear you may like best (and be
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Cameras, mosquito repellent
|How to Get There:|
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|Carpool Departure Time:||
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