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Mt Jimmy Simpson (7/29/2018)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location: Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 29 2018  8:30 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:15 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 28 2018 1:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8-9 Hours (plus driving time)
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Lorrie W
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:10
Maximum No. Guests:2
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 11 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
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 or a backup trip planned, in the event of an unfavorable weather forecast.

Required Items to Bring:
Hiking Boots
Rain/Wind Gear
Warm Layers
Rock Helmet
Bear Spray
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: 6:15 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 $114.40 (calculated at total Km * $0.26, effective Saturday, January 19, 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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- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Cost Includes:$3.00 Event Fee for Regular club members. No fee for Premier Members or club Volunteers.
Make a Payment:$3.00 Event Fee (if applicable) to be paid to your event coordinator. Activity fee, if applicable, (i.e. court fee, bowling fee, camping fee, etc.) to be paid as instructed by your event coordinator.

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