The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Ice Climbing - Canmore/Banff area - Fri, Feb 12 2016

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The Basics:
Event Type:Ice Climbing
Event Location:Canmore
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Feb 12 2016  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jan 31 2016 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:3 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Marco Buccheri
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 2 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Friday --> fly to Calgary Sat --> ice climbing/mix climbing - WI3-WI5; laps on ice/rock. Potential areas: Bear spirit; kings Creek, grotto Canyon. Get familiar to good/steep ice again. Sun --> Ice climbing (long day out): multi pitch climbs; possibly: moonlight and Chantilly falls (kananaskis); Ghost Ice climbs (this house of sky, Sunshine + Acquarius, or Beowulf). Considering in renting a truck. Mon --> Ice climbing. Possibly in the Ghost or Professor Falls (WI3+). Monday evening, fly back to Vancouver. Selection of Climbs will depend on the level of experience of participants and ice conditions. Planning to stay at the ACC hostel Sat, and Sun night. Possibly a Motel on Friday night in Calgary. This trip is for intermediate ice climbers that can second up to WI4 ice.

Required Items to Bring:
Warm clothes for -20C, two warm pair of gloves, gaiters, if available ice climbing gear as ice screws, cords, etc., helmet, headlamp, ice climbing crampons (no light weight crampons), alpine boots, ice climbing tools
Recommended Items to Bring:
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