Mosquito Mountain D5 moderate hike\scramble

elevation:2980m.

elevation gain:1150m.

distance:18km.return

 

 

 

 

PLEASE READ INTIRE DESCRIPTION

trip desription:this will be a moderate hike along side a creek for some time including crossing it at some point,there will be some bushwacking involved also trail finding to the base of the mountain then we will ascend to the summit there will be a ridge walk  involved with minimal exposer and hopes to have a great view of surrounding peaks in the area.(possible hands on scrambling)keep in mind this is bear country.

I will be staying at the misquito hostel on the Friday night and suggest calling and booking a bed as early as possible.

 

time: 7 to 10 hours,please keep in mind this is no hike in the park.slow to moderate pace.(and make no plans to be back in town at a given time.)

Car Pooling: your on your own

weather: yet unknown (http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/caab0177) however, you must expect any weather condition possible from rain to sunshine to snow.

gear to bring:good boots,backpack,layers of clothing(no cottons),helmet,2 litres of water or more,something to eat,and a smile.HELMETS ARE MANDATORY

recommended: bear spray,hiking poles,gaiters,camera,first aid kit,sunscreen,bug spray.oh and hehe's and haha's


Reminder: if you are not a current member of CORA (Member 2013) you will need to sign a waiver and pay the $20 member fee PRIOR TO THIS EVENT.,guests are 5 dollars and can be done online.If you have changed your mind and are not able to attend, please update your RSVP as soon as you can so we are not stuck waiting for you late in the parking lot.

 

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  • RobK

    Can everyone text me[masked] their email address so I can then send you all a Dropbox link to the 190 photos I took? Haha

    August 20, 2013

  • RobK

    Unbelievable day, mindblowing scenery, great group of people, Discovering the lost Pork Rinds route was priceless!!!

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • Rachel

    Amazing day, thanks Patrick for organising, great to meet you all!

    August 18, 2013

  • patrick

    good job you guys,nice little bunch on the side of a weeee mountain

    August 17, 2013

  • RobK

    Oops I missed what u said about NOT being able to go Friday:)

    August 16, 2013

  • RobK

    I'm staying at Mosquito Creek Lodge... so no... they probably have lodging still available... have u checked?

    August 16, 2013

  • Liliana C.

    Is anybody going on Saturday?

    August 16, 2013

  • Liliana C.

    Hi guys. I missed the point of going on Friday. I can't go on Friday. I would like to know how is going on Saturday to carpool. If so. We should leave by 6

    August 15, 2013

  • Marko

    Was just up this one in July. The route we took didn't require helmets and had pretty minimal bushwhacking:

    http://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=57336

    August 6, 2013

  • patrick

    emilio will i see you at the trailhead?

    August 8, 2013

    • Yan

      Just to make sure - we meet at Mosquito Creek parking?

      August 9, 2013

    • patrick

      yes

      August 13, 2013

  • Morgan

    If Bruce's trip does not work out (bear in area) I would like to come on this trip. Passenger.

    August 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to cancel, but I received the opportunity to attempt the summit of Temple on this day; it might be one of my last chances to get up there this season. Hope you have a great day on Mosquito :) and good luck (heh-heh-heh) ;)

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • patrick

    Memberships are to paid online if you can make this happen please do so,also I will be leaving the trailhead about 8 am so be there so you don't miss out phone me and let me know your plans if your driving other than that see you at the trailhead.

    August 11, 2013

  • Vishnu C.

    guys, I do not have a car, is it possible to catch a ride (i will pay for the gas), if someone is leaving from Calgary on the day of the hike.

    thanks

    August 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry turns out I have to work

    August 9, 2013

  • patrick

    any new members have to pay there fees in advance online by methods listed.please do so or you will not go on the trip

    August 7, 2013

    • patrick

      if you could can you check with katalin about the membership statis for payment for for i have been away from the cora group and i am trying to update myself with the changes,if katalin don't respond i will take the 20 at the trailhead.

      August 8, 2013

    • Yan

      All done. See you next Sat.

      August 9, 2013

  • Emilio S

    Sorry, Patrick!... This is it, I'll see you soon!

    August 8, 2013

  • Emilio S

    Ah!... I missed this point, Patrick. It's true, I have to cancel this trip if isn't somebody to give me a ride...

    August 8, 2013

  • patrick

    oh and you are responsible for get to the trial head like all cora trips.

    August 7, 2013

  • patrick

    the reason for the hostel stay on friday night is because i will be starting at the trailhead at 8 am on saturday,if you would like to meet at the trail head on sat. at 8 am then let me know ahead of time so i can be sure your all going to be there and not stuck wondering.
    call the hostel asap to book your spot[masked]
    please do and contact me asap.

    August 7, 2013

  • patrick

    cool Hannah see you then

    August 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey ya, Patrick! This is gonna be friggin' awesome! :) I'll just meet you guys at the trailhead (or hostel)...I'm going to be camping in Lake Louise all weekend. Let me know what time I should meet you and where.

    August 7, 2013

  • patrick

    oh ya no helmets

    August 6, 2013

  • patrick

    thats 24$ each and i don't have internet so call me [masked]

    August 6, 2013

  • patrick

    i was going to book 4 spots at the hostel if any one is interested the cost is 24$ and i will pick up the owings the prior to the event.
    for there is only 12 beds left.
    call me and leave a message asap and i will do so[masked] please and thank you.

    August 6, 2013

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