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Beginner-friendly trip to Semaphore lakes · Fri. Jul. 11th - Sun. Jul. 13th
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Start: Friday, Jul. 11th, 4:00 pm
End: Sunday, Jul. 13th, 11:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Jul. 9th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Beach at the Bottom of Tolmie Street
I am taking this trip over from Jens, so please note that the date had changed from a weekend in August to a weekend in July!
We'll plan to leave Friday night and either camp at the trailhead or hike to the lakes with potential headlamp arrival; the hike in is only 1.5h. This way we don't have to wake up super-early on Saturday morning :) We can discuss options at the pre-trip though.
Saturday: Hike to Semaphore Lakes (4-5 km, ~1.5 hour) and set up camp. Then scramble Locomotive (~ 7 km one way), and possibly Tender and Caboose (a little further).
Sunday: Scramble Face Mountain (~8 km one way) and return to cars.
I have not been to the area before, but it looks beautiful! Note, there will be the option to hike to the lakes and stay in the area instead of scrambling a mountain (either stay and hang out at the lakes or do some SAFE reasonable self-exploration).