***It is extremely important to read the following information carefully and prepare accordingly.***
It is the responsibility of the participant to check for any updates, changes or cancellations before the trip. Gear checks will be conducted at the meet up location. Failure to have the required gear will result in the participant not attending the trip.
An automatic waiting list has been created for this trip. Participants will be selected based on experience for the selected objective. Participants must be punctual and have a good RSVP history. Which means they do not constantly change their RSVP statuses, are not regularly late and do not back out last minute.
In order to participate in a CSMC trip, you must have paid for a 2014 membership. Cost for membership with the CSMC is $20. Payment can be made online through the CSMC page on Meetup. Waivers are mandatory for every trip and can be filled out at:
One of the advantages of going on trips with others is the opportunity to carpool and share the costs of the ride to and from the trail head. Expected cost 20 cent per km. If you choose to be rider the expectation is that you will help to share equally in the cost.
Group size: 4
Altitude: 2675 Meters
Elevation gain: 780 Meters
Estimated trip time (Car to car): 6 - 8 hours
Pace: Slow and steady
(Please note that times listed above are only estimations. Trip could be longer or shorter depending on conditions of terrain, weather and group.)
Located in the highwood Pass gap mountain is a little peak close to the road with some exposed scrambling and steep slopes of losse rock. It has beautiful views.
Boots (Not shoes), helmet, warm clothes and gloves, shell and rain jacket, personal first aid kid and emergency blanket, sun tan lotion, food and water, headlamp, bear spray, NO COTTON CLOTHES OR GEAR.
Ticks, rock fall, exposure, snow or ice, high winds.
Expect this trip to be a slow to moderate pace. Should there be good weather, expect quick stops for pictures and an extended break on the summit.
Book: Allen Kane: Scrambles in the Rockies.