Fairview Mountain - Sat, Aug 11 2012

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Fairview Mountain (8/11/2012)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:Lake Louise
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 11 2012  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 10 2012 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5-6 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Bruce F
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Summit Height: 2744m
Distance: Approx 10kms
Elevation Gain: Approx 1000m

Fairview Mountain is a popular easy scramble in the Lake Louise area. For the modest effort expended, it offers some of the best views in the area. From the summit one can see Mt. St-Piran, Niblock, Whyte, Victoria, Temple, and a kilometer below lies Lake Louise. We will ascended nearby Saddle Peak if there’s time. This event is suited for strong hikers only.

Please do not be in a rush to get back to town as we may stop for a bite/drink.


Required Items to Bring:
- sturdy hiking boots
- clothing for variable weather conditions (no cotton)
- plenty of water and food
- plastic bag for muddy boots
- $ or Park Pass
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- climbing helmet
- personal first aid kit
- hiking poles
- sunglassess
- lunch
- sunscreen
- camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive west along Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway). Enter Banff National Park, then take the Lake Louise turn-off and head south. Park at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise upper parking lot, then take the small path towards the lakeshore. You should see Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on your right hand side. Our group will meet at the NE point of the lake, by the boat house.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):400Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $128.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). This is based on $0.16/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.

Notes:

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at content@calgaryoutdoorclub.com.

Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.
 
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Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: