Mt Jimmy Simpson - Sat, Aug 13 2016

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Mt Jimmy Simpson (8/13/2016)

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:Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 13 2016  9:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 12 2016 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 Hours (plus driving time)
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Gil
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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: 8 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Total Distance: 15km
Elevation Gain: 1050m

Mt Jimmy Simpson is a great hike/scramble on the Icefields Parkway that offers spectacular views. Prepare for scenic overload!

Check trip report for more info:Bob Spirko

This trip is best suited to advanced hikers or scramblers. Since most of the route up is off-trail, all participants should be comfortable with loose terrain/scree slopes and possible mild exposure. A rock helmet is required for this event. This trip may be cancelled in the event of an unfavorable weather forecast.

Required Items to Bring:
Hiking Boots
Rain/Wind Gear
Warm Layers
Rock Helmet
Water (Min. 2L)
Park Pass or $$ for entry into park
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking Poles Bear Spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Highway #1 westbound and exit past Lake Louise onto highway #93 North (Icefields Parkway). Continue on for about 39 km and turn left at the Num-Ti-Jah Lodge entrance and park in the large public dayuse area.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):440Km
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 $154.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.35, effective Monday, October 3, 2022). 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.


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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: