Serendipity Peak & Possibly Patterson Peak - Sat, Sep 21 2019

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Serendipity Peak & Possibly Patterson Peak (9/21/2019)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.You will then make your payment for this event at the venue, NOT in advance to the COC.

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).

$3.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)
The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location: N50° 26.684' W114° 45.033'
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Sep 21 2019  9:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Sep 20 2019 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:8 - 10 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D6: Difficult to Advanced
Event Coordinator(s): Gil
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 7 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Elevation Gain: 944 m Serendipity and 1014 Patterson
Total Distance: 13 - 16 km

Moderate Scramble. This is for experienced scramblers only.

You must be fit. Combined it will take effort and a long day. Expect to come home late and possibly in dark (bring head lamp)

Please note that your coordinator has not done this scramble before. Please be patient if route finding is required.


Please Note: All participants MUST bring ROCK HELMET and MICRO SPIKES.

We'll be going at a moderate pace. You are expected to have hiked/scrambled the distance and the elevation in the past 6 months.

Please check the event for a possible last minute update.

Bob Spirko - Serendipity
Explor8ion Serendipity and Patterson

Neighboring Mountain, Strachan
Mountain Forecast - Neighboring, Mount McPhail

Required Items to Bring:

- Water-2L MINIMUM, MORE if hot
- Lunch & snacks

- Proper hiking boots
- Head lamp and additional batteries
- Rock Helmet
- Microspikes
- "Winter Up": Gortex gear & clothes for varying weather conditions (rain and snow)
- Winter gloves & toque - Sunglasses / sun tan lotion
- Plastic bag for your dirty hiking boots
- Spare clothes
- Change to pay your driver

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

- Hiking poles (HIGHLY recommended)
- First aid kit
- Bear spray and or whistle. *NO bear bells*
- GPS. *Download tracks off write-up links*

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Calgary, Angel's Cafe 4105 Montgomery View NW, Calgary, AB T3B 3E8, Canada: "via Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W and AB-40 S"

Head West: Trans Canada Highway/AB-1 W/16 Avenue

Take exit 118 toward Kananaskis Country

Turn left onto Kananaskis Trail/AB-40 S Continue to follow AB-40 S

Coordinates to starting location: N50° 26.684' W114° 45.033'

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):322Km
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 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 $86.94 (calculated at total Km * $0.27, effective Friday, June 18, 2021). This is based on $0.15/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.

Note: If you are not a premier member (Paid annual dues), I will be collecting $ 3 up front for the club to cover Club costs.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Wendy W and Lynda H., at

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$3.00/Person
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the COC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: