The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mt. Hozomeen - Sat, Jul 31 2010

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:US
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 31 2010  5:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 PM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 30 2010 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~13 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Jia Stephanie Li
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Car camping w/early start. **Please contact me for further information** Drive the Silver-Skagit road from 1.8 (3km) miles W of Hope, B.C., south 37.5 miles (60.3km) to the border crossing on the E shore of Ross Lake. Look for the Trail of the Obelisks near the border that climbs up and along the boundary.The Trail of the Obelisks will take you up onto a marshy bench at 1,820 feet (555m) and join the logged swath that follows the 49th Parallel up the mountainside. Don't expect too much of the trail; for most of the ascent you'll be picking your way up through forest. The route takes advantage of the border swath, but does not follow it consistently. At about 4,000 feet (1220m) bear right and follow a small creek valley (no water) to a pass just below 6,400 feet (1950m). Step into the broad, open basin NE of the peak and soak up the views. Head straight for the peak and the chain of permanent snowfields and rock bands that take you to the top. Descend: continued N until hit border monuments, then turned W and descended toward Ross Lake.

Required Items to Bring:
Ice axe, helmet & lots of water.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Gps , map and compass. Long sleeve shirts, long pants and chocolate for leader. : )

How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 PM
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