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D6: Akamina-Kishinena PP. Backpacking Trip

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PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE TRIP DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING UP!

Paid CORA 2014 Members Only!

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Where: Waterton Lakes NP (Alberta)/ Akamina-Kishinena PP (British Columbia)

When: August Long Weekend, 2, 3, 4

Event Designation: Backpacking + Scrambling

Group Size: 10

Distance: 55 km

Difficulty: Advanced

Hazards: Rockfall, exposure, sunburn

Wildlife: Bears, cougars, marmots, porcupines, bald eagle...

Itinerary:

• Day 1 (August 2): Akamina Ridge and Forum Peak, 22 km, Moderate Scramble

• Day 2 (August 3): Crypt Lake or Mt Lineham, 17 km, Difficulty Hike

• Day 3 (August 4): Wake up late and chillax.

Gear: 3 season backpacking gear, scrambling gear, swimming gear.

Tenting: Buddy system.

Costs: Variable; non-refundable camping fees.

During the trip, you are expected to follow the trip organizer(s) and stick with the group. However, CORA trip organizer(s) are NOT certified mountain guides, but only experienced hikers volunteering and sharing their knowledge. As such, you are responsible for your own safety and equipment.

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO SIGN A TRIP WAIVER!