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Castle Towers - Beginner Friendly - Sat, Jul 15 2017
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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.
|Event Location:||Garibaldi Provincial Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jul 15 2017
|Registration Cut Off:
Fri, Jul 14 2017 8:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||2 days|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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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:||
6 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
1780m Elevation gain
Saturday, hike in from Cheakamus Lake which is
a much nicer hike than the Garibaldi lake
trail. Hike past Helm creek campground and set
up camp somewhere on or around Gentian Pass.
Superb views all around.
Sunday, wake up early and hike/scramble Castle
Towers. Hike out same day.
|Required Items to Bring:|
Hiking boots, overnight camping gear, food for 2
days, extra layers
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Helmet, hiking poles, sunscreen, chocolate,
alcohol, pancakes, gummy bears, Twister
The trip is rated as easy so beginners are
welcome. The only difficulty is the length of the
hike and cumulative elevation gain. So good
fitness is recommended.|
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!