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Rummel Pass via Lake - Group 1 (9/22/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Kananaskis off Smith-Dorrien Rd
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 22 2018  9:45 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Sep 21 2018 8:00:00 PM
Event Duration:~ 10 hours including driving time
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Geoff C
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:4
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:2
Number Registered So Far: 10 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Distance: 15km return
Elevation Gain: 600m

This hike's date is during Larch tree autumn-colour season.

Please note that this will be a slow to moderate paced hike when going up steep sections, over rocky terrain - and when the cameras come out :-)

Please note that this coordinator has not done the scree pass/cirque portion of this route but has GPS data, an InReach satellite communicator device.

Trail directions:
3.5km - Junction with trail #93 to Chester Lake.
3.9km - Bridge junction at Rummel Creek, then take unofficial "summer" route to lake.
5km - Rummel Lake.
7.5km - Pass two tarns, then almost barren Rummel Pass with views of Lost Lake. This will be our lunch and turnaround point for this trip.

Ref: Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 4th Edition - #91 and #91A

Required Items to Bring:
- $ for driver
- Hiking boots
- Lunch
- Water (1L or more)and/or water treatment
- Clothing for all weather
- Warm clothing including toque and gloves

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- hiking poles
- bear spray
- first aid kit
- Thermos with warm drink

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Highway # 1 west. Turn south on Highway 40 carry on until just before winter gate and turn right on to Kananaskis Lakes Road. Turn right again on to the gravel and sometimes dusty or muddy Smith-Dorrien Trail Road. Continue a few kilometers past or northwest of the Chester Lake and Burstall signs. Park on the east or right-hand side of the main wide gravel road, just opposite to the turn-off for Mount Engadine Lodge and Mount Shark.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):270Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 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 $70.20 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Monday, February 18, 2019). This is based on $0.15/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Note that drivers with large vehicles have the option to adjust this cost based on their vehicles. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual amount among all people in the vehicle and bring some change as drivers are not expected to carry change.

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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $3.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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