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Paget Peak and North Ridge /S5

Slow and Steady Hikers
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Aug 19 7:30AM - 8:30AM

It is a requirement to read the following trip posting very carefully and to make the proper and responsible preparations for it. Failure to do so will result in participant not being allowed on this trip. A waiting list has automatically been created to determine this trips suitability for you as a potential participant. You must meet all the pre-requisites to be eligible to attend this trip. If the organizer deems it necessary to obtain additional information from you, please provide it, otherwise, you will remain on the waiting list. As a potential participant, you must check this trip posting for additional directions from the organizer, including up to trip cancellation. If you have not already done so, please read the Slow and Steady Code of Conduct: http://www.meetup.com/Slow-and-Steady-Hikers/pages/CODE_OF_CONDUCT/.

Trip Description: Hike to Paget Lookout,continue on to Paget Peak, thenalong the north ridgeto the Bath Glacier overlook. Return the same way OR descend west-facing scree slopes to the Sherbrooke Lake trail.

References: Ridgewalks in the Canadian Rockies (Mike Potter), http://bobspirko.ca/Field/PagetPeak/PagetNorthRidge.html

Automatic waitlist, max 12 participants. RSVPs open at 8pm, Tuesday July 18; please answer the RSVP questions.

Trip may be cancelled or postponed (at organizer's discretion) in the event ofpoor weather or air quality.

Distance:14 km(return)

Elevation Gain: ~1200 meters

Time on the trail:7 - 10hours

Physical Difficulty: Moderate to difficult off-trail hiking,possibly some easy hands-on scrambling, extensive sections of scree and/or rubble.

Required Gear: rock helmet, daypack, hiking boots, lunch, water, first aid kit, bear spray

Suggested Gear:warm (layered) clothing, waterproof shell jacket/pants, sunhat, sunscreen, hiking poles

Suggested Gas Fee contribution: $25.00 per person

WAIVER: You must sign our club waiver before you are allowed to go on this trip (at meetup point)and you shall arrive prepared with an emergency name and phone number to be recorded on the waiver. Organizer will have a group waiver for you to sign at the meetup location and/or the trailhead. You are required to read the Slow and Steady Hiker Club Waiver: http://www.meetup.com/Slow-and-Steady-Hikers/pages/OUR_NEW_WAIVER/

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 thistrip with the group.

How to find us:Meet in the parking lot, across from Tim Hortons. Look for a light blue toyota van.

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