Easy Scramble - Wind Tower

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: 10 km

Elevation gain: 1000 m 
Time: 4-6 hours

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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.


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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  • Margaret

    are we meeting at 9am then or at 8am? see you tomorrow.

    November 1, 2013

  • Tom

    Have fun guys, I will be learning about weather on the same day.

    October 26, 2013

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