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Castle Towers- Intermediate Friendly · Sat. Jul. 25th - Sun. Jul. 26th
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Start: Saturday, Jul. 25th
End: Sunday, Jul. 26th
Pre-trip meeting: Thursday, Jul. 23rd, 8:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Beach at the bottom of Tolmie Street for those who can make it?
I am keen for Castle Towers! The idea will be a two day trip, maybe leave Friday evening for those available to leave Friday evening. We will be looking at 2 long days. The idea will be to cross the glacier with crampons instead of skirting around it to reduce time. We will camp along the way, and hopefully have water!
The forecast is actually not ideal at the moment (40-60% chance rain), so confirmation of this trip may be weather dependent. If things fail, we can as a group have a plan B.
It would be great if people would be available Thursday evening around 8 PM to meet at the beach at the bottom of Tolmie Street to discuss logistics. Let me know if you cannot make it!