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Fairview Mountain (7/1/2020)

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The Basics:
STATUS: Cancelled - Hide from Calendar
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location: Lake Louise
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 1 2020  8:15 AM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jun 30 2020 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6-7 hours + driving time
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Noel Sam
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Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:12
Maximum No. Guests:0
Minimum Group Size:4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Have you travelled in the last 14 days?
Are you showing any symptoms, been in contact with a confirmed case, or been tested positive at all?
Have you read and understood the current restrictions that are club policy during the COVID-19 situation? These can be found on the Home page of the COC website.

Please answer these questions in the comments or medical section during the sign up process, in addition to signing the waiver. Your coordinator has been instructed to remove you from the event if you do not answer or comply with these questions. Failure to follow the guidelines could result in you being evicted from the event even after it has commenced. Your coordinator has this discretion and you could be reported to the club if you create problems. The COC is attempting to keep all members safe and asks for your respect during these difficult times. If you do not wish to follow these temporary restrictions you should not sign up but are welcome to continue after the restrictions have been removed.

Summit Height: 2744m
Distance: Approx 10kms
Elevation Gain: Approx 1000m

Let's celebrate Canada from the top of a mountain with some of the best views in the Rockies! PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY DEPARTURE (we need to get there early to avoid the Lake Louise mobs) Fairview Mountain is a popular easy scramble in the Lake Louise area. From the summit one can see Mt. St-Piran, Niblock, Whyte, Victoria, Temple, and a kilometer below lies Lake Louise. This event is suited for strong hikers only.

Required Items to Bring:
- sturdy hiking boots
- clothing for variable weather conditions (no cotton)
- traction aids (there will be lingering snow)
- plenty of water and food
- plastic bag for muddy boots
- $ or Park Pass
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- climbing helmet
- personal first aid kit
- hiking poles
- sunglassess
- lunch
- sunscreen
- camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Drive west along Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway). Enter Banff National Park, then take the Lake Louise turn-off and head south. Park at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise upper parking lot, then take the small path towards the lakeshore. You should see Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on your right hand side. Our group will meet at the SE point of the lake, by the boat house.


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