Mount Fairview is a wonderful place. The mountain is aptly named. The view of the Valley of Six Glaciers, Bow Valley, Mt Temple etc. is spectacular. For those that wish to delve into hands on scrambling we can descend the saddle ridge to the SW to a pinnacle that offers all levels of challenge.
***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.
A waiting list has been created for this trip. Participants will be confirmed in order after sending in their waiver. 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.
Membership And Waiver
In order to participate in a CSMC trip, you must have paid for a 2014 membership which costs $20. Payment can be made online through the CSMC page on Meetup. Waivers are mandatory for every trip and can be filled out here.
Expect a fair amount of snow around tree line, in Saddle between Fairview and Saddle Mountains. The trail should be well defined even in snow at this date.
Altitude: 2774 Meters
Elevation gain: 1000 Meters
Km: about 8 KM return
Group size: 10
Estimated time: 7 hrs.
Solid hiking boots, helmet if climbing the Pinnacle
Sunscreen, sunglasses , hat/cap, touque
~ 30 L pack, waterbottle/ water bladder
Rain and wind resistant outer jacket and pants, warm layers, NO COTTON, long pants for tick prevention.
Gloves with traction
Snacks and emergency food.
It’s tick time, bring bug-spray.
It’s bear time, bring bear spray if you have
On a warm day you will need 2 L of water.
Weather forecast:http://www.meteoblue.com/en/canada/weather-canmore; or Environment Canada; or http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Fairview-Mountain-Alberta/forecasts/2744