Mt Lawrence Grassi is mostly an easy SCRAMBLE up a steep ridge, Moderate scrambling at the top to gain the last few meters. There is some slab and short narrow sections on the ridge.
Distance: 10 km
Elevation gain: 945 M
Driving time 1hr 15 min one way
On trail 6-7 hrs
Hazards: Minimal exposure, possible rockfall, bears, weather.
We should have views of Canmore and the surrounding mountains.
We follow Hyw. #1 West to Canmore. Travel up the Spray lakes road to Whiteman's Gap and park at the Goat Creek parking area. We hike across the canal bridge and travel along the canal for about 2.5 km then head into the tree's. Once above treeline we follow a ridge to the top. We return the same way.
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TRIP WAIVER AND CONDITIONS: You must sign a trip waiver to attend this event. Your organizer will be your witness. Yearly membership fee is $20 which lasts until the Annual General Meeting. Alternately, you may participate as a non-member for $5 for the day.
CORA trips start at the trailhead. As a convenience to participants only, we meet at the meeting point in Calgary then car pool from there. Please be on time. We don't want to have to wait around long. You may choose to meet us at the trailhead, but please advise us ahead of time. Please indicate in your RSVP COMMENTS if you can drive, if necessary. I need to know if we have adequate transportation for all participants.
Please reimburse some $$ to drivers for gas. Gas contributions for drivers to be equally divided among participants in each vehicle.
EQUIPMENT: Weather can change quickly -- Weather can change quickly -- sun, rain, snow, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED.
MANDATORY: - Microspikes, sense of humor, 2-3 liters of water/Gatorade, snacks (energy food) layers (NO COTTON Shirts), Dress for spring, waterproof boots, sun glasses, personal first-aid kit, warm gloves, fleece hat, hiking poles, no jeans!.
RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaiters, sunscreen, bear spray, Helmet and Ice Axe are optional.
See you on the Trail!.