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Drywood Mountain - Moderate Scramble - Southern Approach

Calgary Outdoor Nuts
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Endorsed by Curators:
Jun 17 6:30AM - 7:30AM

Attention:


***I will not be driving back to Calgary in the evening, and therefore cannot drive other participants. This event can only go ahead if we have other drivers.


***Please answer RSVP questions to be moved from the waitlist

Activity: Scramble (Moderate)


Group Size: 8 (automatic waitlist)

Distance:10KM +

Elevation Gain:approximately 850 Plust another 500 for alternate descent.

Difficulty - Moderate scrambling

More challenging sections might include ascending rockbands, scree, rubble, and snow, bushwacking and off trail hiking. There will be sections of terrain which may require hands-on scrambling. Exposure to falling.

A fall on the crux will likley result in serious injury, and could possibly be fatal.

Hazards include, but are not limited to:encounters with wildlife (bears etc), unstable footing, avalanche potential, travel on snow and ice slopes, rockfall, lightning.

Note: A moderate pace is expected. No slow-pokes or out of shape hikers. This shouldn't be your conditioner.

Estimated time to complete: 7-10 hours on trail + 5 hours of driving

Please answer the question during the RSVP process.

PARTICIPANTS INFO:

Members Only ... 18 and older only ... no dogs.

All participants are expected to act as a responsible member of the group. Shared values of this trip include personal responsibility and mutual reliance (we all look out for one another), fun, safety and respect.

Carpool: Suggested gas contribution: $25/passenger

Gear (required):

Dress for the weather - layers - you'll warm up real fast ... it might snow or rain or be absolutely gorgeous. Synthetic or wool is best. Cotton is bad.

Footwear appropriate for mountain travel

Sunglasses/sunscreen

water + food

Headlamp

First aid kit + E-bivy, blanket or tarp

Map/Compass

Gear (recommended)


Ice Axe and knowledge of its use

Hiking poles

Bear Spray

Helmet

Knife/multi-tool

Gaiters

Spot/PLB/InReach device (don't expect cell phone coverage)

GPS

Camera

Anything that will make your trip more comfortable and enjoyable.

NOTES

1. In the event of significant weather change in the area on the day of the event, the event will be re-evaluated. Additionally, details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning. It is the responsibility of the participant to check for any updates, changes or cancellations before the trip.

2. Mike is a volunteer, not a trained guide, but he has the final say in matters of safety. Participants are responsible for assessing current road conditions, current weather conditions, their current physical condition, current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip and you are responsible for your safety and well-being.

3. Your participation is at the sole discretion of Mike as your Event Host. If he does not know your hiking history he may be emailing you for a response to ensure this is a good fit for you.

Additionally, the "want a spot" category in the RSVP section is NOT to be interpreted as first come first serve.

4. Questions about equipment ... contact Event Host for suggestions and recommendations.

Earn a FREE "No-Show" when you RSVP and then do not attend you will then forfeit your next trips attendance.

Cancellation Policy: Please let us know about any cancellations to your RSVP to provide opportunities for others to attend.

Trip Reports (Please Read!!!)

A detailed description of this trip can be found in Andrew Nugera's excellent guide book "More Scrambling in the Canadian Rockies (second edition)

This trip has been done by many people in the scrambling community

Vern Dewit

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Disclaimer:


You are fully aware that your hosts are volunteers and not trained guides and you assume all responsibility for your own safety and well-being. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, your current physical condition, current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip and you are responsible for your safety and well-being. You are fully prepared with proper gear and you're physically fit to do this hike with the group. Organizers have the authority to decide who participates on their Posted Events based on your profile, hiking history and group dynamics to ensure an cohesive environment and camaraderie.

How to find us:White CRV - 403-634-7637

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