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Dolomite Peaks (Peak 3 + 4) (7/15/2017)

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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: Near Bow Lake
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 15 2017  6:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jul 13 2017 1:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8-9 hours, plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D7: Advanced
Event Coordinator(s): Bob Z.
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Distance: 8.5 km
Elevation Gain: 1100m
Difficulty: Difficult scrambling, some routefinding necessary

Description: Dolomite Peak steep towers give exhilarating scrambling. Despite much rubble on the lower slopes, rock on the upper section is generally firm and the summit view is spectacular.
For trip report, please visit http://www.explor8ion.com/vern/scrambles/dolomi te/dolomite.php

Required Items to Bring:

3 liters of water miminum
ROCK HELMET
ICE AXE (Probably will be left in the car)
CRAMPONS (Probably will be left in the car)
HEADLAMP
Park Pass if you have one
Personal first aid kit
Rain gear and extra warm clothing, no matter what the weather forecast is
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Gaiters to keep scree & snow out of your boots
Hiking poles
Bear spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:If you aren't meeting at the car pool, take the TransCanada past Lake Louise, then turn onto the Icefields Parkway. The trailhead is at an unsigned small gravel parking area at the far end of the bridge across Helen Creek, 28.5km from the start of the Icefields Parkway.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):400Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 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 Tuesday, July 25, 2017). 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.

Notes:

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in COC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Contact the Event Coordinator for suggestions and recommendations.
- 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.
- Support the club by purchasing a Premier Membership: $25 a year


 
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

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