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Wind Tower OT4/SC5 (RSVP Opens on 23 october at 6pm)

  • Oct 26, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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Windtower: OT4/SC5

Date: Saturday[masked]

Meet up Location: Shouldice Arena, 1515 Home Road NW, Calgary

Meet up Time: 0800 AM

Location: Windtower is located near Spray Lakes. Approximately 22 Km South from Canmore on Smith-Dorrien Road.

Round Trip Distance: Approximately 8-9 km from trail head and back.

Elevation gained: Approximately 1000 meters

Activity type: Strenuous Day Hike/Easy Scramble

Round Trip Estimated time: 3-5 hours on trail, plus 3 hours driving.

Driving Directions: We will head West on Hwy 1 to Canmore and South on Smith-Dorrien for approximately 22 km to Spurling Creek trail head.

Activity speed and difficulty: This is a strenuous hike. An above average level of fitness is required to participate. Our pace will be steady throughout. Please be realistic about your abilities and experience.

Mandatory Gear: Climbing helmet, Micro spikes, First aid kit, food and water, hiking boots, layered clothing and waterproof jacket.

Suggested Gear: Hiking poles, gaiters, headlamp, camera, GPS.

Carpooling gas contribution: $15.00 each

Waiver: Your written consent is required to attend this event. Emergency contact name and phone number will be recorded on the waiver.

Your hosts are volunteers and not trained guides. All participants are responsible for assessing the roads, weather, trail, avalanche conditions and your own physical fitness and abilities to participate in this event. You must arrive on time and well prepared with all required and mandated gear to participate in this event.

Details of this event are subject to undergo changes at any point in time without warning. Your participation is at the discretion of the event host.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Another great Saturday hike. Thanks for organizing, Oscar!

    What's up next?

    October 27, 2013

  • Anna

    HELLO hikers, would anybody be able to pick me up from Glamorgan area/Westhills?Rochmond Rd?Sarcee Trail? I don't drive, don't have a car. Please. 4032007907. Thank you.

    October 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would love to attend, but it will have to await until next year as I continue to build up my capabilities. Have fun!

    October 23, 2013

  • catalin

    Climbing helmet?? You mean, the thing you strap on your butt to slide faster in the snow?

    October 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was at Wind Pass last Saturday. Straightforward to the Pass but the trails over to the Tower were icy & slippery. People need proper foot gear.

    1 · October 22, 2013

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  • Luz
    Platinum Member, forever a Special Member, Assistant Organizer
  • Veronica
    Gold Member, AST 1, Assistant Organizer
  • Stephen B.
    Gold Member
  • Anna
    Gold member
  • A former member
  • A former member
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