WASOOTCH PEAK (Opens Tuesday 6 pm)

You will be moved from the waiting list to attending once it is determined that this trip is suited for you.

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Wasootch Peak: OT5/SC5
Date: Saturday Nov 9, 2013
Meet up Location: Shouldice Arena, 1515 Home Road NW, Calgary 
Meet up Time: 0730 AM

Trip Description: It is approximately 7 Km long round trip with an approximate elevation gain of 950m. it is a steep hike with some basic scrambling near the summit. Snow and ice will increase the difficulty level.

Location: Wasootch Peak trail head is located across from Nakiska Village.

Referenceshttp://bobspirko.ca/OtherScrambles/WasootchPeak/WasootchPeak.html

Driving Directions: We will head West on Hwy 1, take the Hwy 40 exit and head south to Nakiska Village entrance and will park 300 m North from this entrance.

Activity type: Strenuous Day Hike/Easy Scramble

Round Trip Estimated time: 6-7 hours on trail, plus 2 hours driving.

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, Snow shoes, Micro spikes, First aid kit, food and water, hiking boots, layered clothing and wind/water resistant jacket.

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

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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  • Bob C.

    Great day with good company, thanks for organizing Oscar.

    November 10, 2013

  • Jessica C.

    Just looked at the photos & so sad I didn't come out :(. Looks like you guys had a great day!!!

    November 9, 2013

    • Oscar M

      Jess, it was an easy and scenic trip. We were at Woody's by 230pm!!

      1 · November 9, 2013

  • Kris T

    Great trip! Thanks Oscar.

    November 9, 2013

  • Jessica C.

    Sorry Oscar, feeling a little run down & sleep deprived... Think I need the weekend to just rest. Have fun!

    November 8, 2013

    • Oscar M

      Get well Jess, maybe next time

      November 8, 2013

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