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Fairview Mountain (7/1/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location: Lake Louise
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 1 2017  8:15 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jun 30 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6-7 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Dave K
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

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

Lets Celebrate Canada 150 from the top of a mountain with some of the best views in the Rockies! PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY DEPARTURE (we need to get there early to avoid the Lake Louise mobs) Fairview Mountain is a popular easy scramble in the Lake Louise area. From the summit one can see Mt. St-Piran, Niblock, Whyte, Victoria, Temple, and a kilometer below lies Lake Louise. This event is suited for strong hikers only.

Required Items to Bring:
- sturdy hiking boots
- clothing for variable weather conditions (no cotton)
Traction aids (there will be lingering snow)
- plenty of water and food
- plastic bag for muddy boots
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 SE point of the lake, by the boat house.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):400Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 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 $88.00 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Monday, January 22, 2018). This is based on $0.12/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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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!