Mount Cory - Sat, Aug 4 2012

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Mount Cory (8/4/2012)

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:Banff NP
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 4 2012  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 3 2012 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 to 8 hours + plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D6: Difficult to Advanced
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:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Summit Height: 2802m
Distance: Approx 11kms
Elevation Gain: Approx 1370m

Mount Cory is classed in Alan Kane’s book as an easy/moderate scramble via south ridge. We will scramble up the S ridge to the S summit, continue on to the N summit, and then return the same way. If we can, we will stop for a peak in the "Hole in the Wall" on the way up. Please be realistic about your abilities and gauge them appropriately, as you will need basic scrambling skills. Also, please note the list of required equipment. In particular, everyone must bring a climbing helmet and proper hiking boots.

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


Required Items to Bring:
- climbing helmet (mandatory)
- sturdy hiking boots (mandatory)
- 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.
- personal first aid kit
- hiking poles
- sunglassess
- lunch
- sunscreen
- camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take the Trans-Canada highway #1 West. After bypassing the Banff town exits, take the Bow Valley Parkway exit (Highway 1A). Follow the parkway road for 1.9 km. Pull off to the right on a small paved shoulder good for two to three vehicles (GPS location 51.169059 / -115.682066). This pull-off will have a small footpath leading into the trees.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):300Km
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 $96.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Thursday, December 2, 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:
- I have not done this scramble before, so please allow for unforeseen circumstances.
- If the forecast Indicates rain, the trip might be rescheduled or cancelled.
- 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: