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Spencer's Self-Propelled Birthday Scramble · Mon. Jul. 25th - Tue. Jul. 26th
Warning: This is an old trip - it already happened
Warning, this trip has been cancelled : Knee rehab (from previous SP trip)
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Start: Monday, Jul. 25th
End: Tuesday, Jul. 26th
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Jul. 20th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: TBA
It's my birthday. I want to spend it on the top of a mountain. And I want some of you to join me.
Since I want to leave behind another year feeling like I accomplished something, I'm hoping to climb said mountain unassisted by fossil fuels.
Tentatively, I propose attempting [url=http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Brandywine-Mountain-near-Whistler-BC-527]Mount Brandywine[/url] via a bike tour up the Sea to Sky. On the 25th we bike there and camp in the meadows. On the 26th we get up early to summit and coast back to Vancouver.
As self-propelled trips go, this is probably on the slightly less insane end of the spectrum. I.e., we won't have to [url=http://www.ubc-voc.com/phorum2/read.php?f=3&i=19098&t=19098]eat butter by the stick[/url]. Matt Gunn's book rates it as a moderate scramble with minimal exposure, so it shouldn't be that technically difficult. Really good fitness is the key requirement. If in doubt, email me.
This is tentative because a) it's like two months away, b) I'll need to borrow an adequate bike, and c) general flaky-ness.
Speaking of that, can anyone lend me a touring(ish) bike? We'll call it a birthday present.