The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Multi-pitch and alpine climbing in the Canadian Rockies - Sat, Aug 15 2020, Sun, Aug 16 2020, Mon, Aug 17 2020, Tue, Aug 18 2020, Wed, Aug 19 2020, Thu, Aug 20 2020, Fri, Aug 21 2020, Sat, Aug 22 2020, Sun, Aug 23 2020

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The Basics:
Event Type:Rock Climbing
Event Location:Lake Louise, AB
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 15 2020, Sun, Aug 16 2020, Mon, Aug 17 2020, Tue, Aug 18 2020, Wed, Aug 19 2020, Thu, Aug 20 2020, Fri, Aug 21 2020, Sat, Aug 22 2020, Sun, Aug 23 2020  6:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Aug 12 2020 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1 week
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Youliana
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 5 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

I have 2 campsites at Lake Louise campground Aug 15-22nd (departure Aug 23rd). I would like to spend that time climbing easy to moderate multi-pitch routes. My mountaineering objective is the East Ridge of Edith Cavell (Grade III, 5.4). But I can easily be talked into more mountaineering-alpine trips in the area. All the participants should be able to lead trad, at least 5.7 difficulty. The routes I'm looking into are quite easy, up to 5.7 trad, but if stronger climbers join, the list can be changed/expanded. The trip is limited to 6 participants, but if the guidelines change, we can expand it to 8. Possible climbs: Mount Edith Cavell, East Ridge (III, 5.4) Takakkaw Falls: High and dry, 5.7 trad,10 p.; Takakkaw falls route, 5.6 trad, 12 p. Mount Rundle: Rundlehorn, 5.6, Sport, 11 p.; MacLab Slab, 5.6 Sport, 8 p.; Gold Rush, 5.7, Sport, 14 p.; Sunriser, 5.9, sport, 6 p. Cascade mountain: Wheat Kings, 5.7, Sport, 7.p. Ha Ling, NE face, 5.6, mixed, 11 p. Tower of Babel, 5.8, all trad, 7 p. Many climbs at Yamnuska.

Required Items to Bring:
Car camping gear. Food. Trad/sport rock climbing gear. Helmets - mandatory! For Edith Cavell - crampons, ice axe, mountaineering boots. I suggest we put some pickets and ice screws in the cars in case we want to try some other mountaineering objective.
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All participants should answer all of the questions of the BC Covid-19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool questionnaire prior the trip:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost Includes:Cost: the campsites are $471 (total). The cost will be divided between the participants.

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