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Mt Jimmy Simpson (8/26/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location: Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 26 2017  8:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 25 2017 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 Hours (plus 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 Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
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
Bear Spray
Lunch/Snacks
Water (Min. 2L)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Hiking Poles

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: 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 $96.80 (calculated at total Km * $0.22, effective Thursday, August 17, 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.
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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!

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