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Holy Cross Mtn

Holy Cross is a peak in the front ranges near Highwood Junction. The plan is to follow Nugara's route up the NE ridge, as described in "More scrambles in the Canadian Rockies". There will be scrambling/exposure involved and we will be moving at a moderate pace.

Total time: 7-11 hours

Elevation gain: 1225m

Hiking distance: 18km

Required stuff

HelmetGood hiking bootsPlenty food/waterWarm clothing/rain gear

Recommended stuff

Hiking polesGaitersSunscreen

For more information, see:

2014 MEMBERS ONLY. You must pay online before you can go.

I will bring as many as 12 people. Everyone will go on wait list to start with. You must answer my questions, they do not show up when using a smart phone.

I'm not going into great details on each trip because most likely you have done these trips before. 


• Do your research of the trip before you sign up. The organizer reserves the right to move people on and off the trip.

Hazards: Possible rockfall, bears, weather, ticks, dehydration and exhaustion.

Rules of Conduct (clickable): By participating in this CORA activity, you automatically agree to follow the CORA Rules of Conduct. Please read them by clicking here.

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.

EQUIPMENT: Weather can change quickly -- Weather can change quickly -- sun, rain, snow, wind, hot, or cool -- BE PREPARED.

RECOMMENDED: -a camera, extra batteries, gaiters, sunscreen, bear spray, Climbing helmet is recommended but not mandatory.

See you on the Trail!.

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  • patrick

    looks like my kind of scramble however I am taking the easier route this time...have fun

    July 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    How difficult is the scramble? For some reason I thought that it was a hike?

    July 21, 2014

5 went

  • Peter
    Organizer 2015, Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Tess
    Member 2015
  • Sergio
    Member 2015
  • Rob
    Organizer 2015, Assistant Organizer
  • Graham
    Member 2014

Membership dues

CAD20.00 before first trip

This covers: Annual Membership

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “Payment must be made before attending your first trip of the year with CORA. Your Membership will be valid until the next AGM.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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