Easy Scramble - Commonwealth Peak

This is shoulder season so expect knee deep snow in places!  You must have previous scrambling experience to attend! 

A good level of fitness is required as our pace is moderate-fast. Please be realistic about your abilities. You must be able to commit to the entire event.

Rating: Easy Scramble
Distance: 13.5 km

Elevation: 2770m
Elevation gain: 858 m 
Time: 6-7 hours

More info:

http://dowclimbing.com/Commonwealth.html

http://bobspirko.ca/SmithDorrien/Commonwealth/Commonwealth.htm

Weather forecast: TBD

Trail conditions: TBD

EQUIPMENT:

• Hiking boots (mandatory)

• Micorspikes or crampons (mandatory)

• Headlamp (mandatory)

• Hiking poles

• Proper clothing (dress in layers, toque, gloves/mitts, extra socks)

• Lunch and drinks (hot tea) **No Camelbacks in winter**

• Sun glasses

• No jeans, no cotton clothing of any kind!

Equipments can be rented at either Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) or UofC Outdoor Center.

DRIVING AND DIRECTIONS: 

We will meet at the in Calgary meeting point and carpool from there. Please be on time as we will only wait a short while past past the departure time before we leave. 

Park at the Burstall Pass parking area.


WAIVER:

You must sign a trip waiver and contact information form to attend this event. The event organizer will have this for you. 

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  • Anna

    Regret with all my heart..... Need to cancel.... not enough sleep... too bad. I have icers if Daniel wants to borrow

    October 19, 2013

  • Anna

    Hello fellow hikers, is anyone able to give me a ride from my house in the morning? Please. I don't drive. I live in Glamorgan, west hills area... 4032006907.thank you

    October 18, 2013

  • Anna

    Hey Trevor, wondering if u decided on the scramble for tomorrow?

    October 18, 2013

  • Kelsey

    I'm bringing my friend Jenny too : ) see y'all there

    October 17, 2013

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  • Trevor B.
    The Goatfather, Organizer
    Event Host
  • Peter S.
    aka DP, just ask me
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