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Slalok Stonecrop Face (PD) - Sat, Jun 18 2016

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The Basics:
Event Type:Mountaineering
Event Location:Joffe Lakes Provincial Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 18 2016  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 16 2016 11:55:00 AM
Event Duration:2 Days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Alex Pross
Robert Tam
Eric Green
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 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: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Mount Slalok (Rex's Pillar) via Stonecrop Face (PD) Slalok is the third highest peak in the Joffre Group at 2650 meters. We will ascend via the Stonecrop Face Route (PD) as described in Alpine Select. From the summit we'll have impressive views of Matier, Joffre and the Anniversary Glacier. We'll travel in on Saturday morning and set up camp with a leisurely afternoon to prep our gear, practice skills if we want, and rest up for Sunday morning's summit push. The approach will be via the 5.5 km Upper Joffre Lake trail, which takes us through the forest past three lakes, each one more scenic that the last. We'll camp somewhere above the third lake (backcountry permit required). Sunday morning will be an alpine start at approximately 3 AM. The route follows Tzsil Creek until we reach a wide easy coulour, which climbs past rock bands to the toe of the Stonecrop Glacier. Depending on conditions, we expect to follow an open, moderate line on slopes of up to 45 degrees. Descent will be via either same route or along the west ridge (Class 3 scramble) to the moraine and back to Tzsil Creek. We'll pack up camp and hike out. We expect to be back in Vancouver on Sunday evening

Required Items to Bring:
10 Essentials **Do not forget sunglasses. You will not be allowed to climb to summit without sunglasses** Overnight Gear Glacier Travel Gear Harness, Ice Axe, Crampons, Helmet Meals: 2 Lunches (Light lunch for summit day) Light breakfast for summit day Dinner Snacks Group Gear Dry ropes 2 Pickets per rope team Spot Device/PLB
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Notes:
Overnight camping permits are required for camping in Joffre Lakes Provincial park. Passes can be purchased online for $5.00/night: https://secure.camis.com/DiscoverCamping/Backco untry/JoffreLakes?Map Please remember to bring money for your driver. Approximate carpooling costs are $100/vehicle based on a carpool rate of .$25/km Please note this is not a guided trip. All participants are expected to take part in decision making and route finding. Participants will be pre-screened and must have taken BM1 or an equivalent mountaineering course.
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