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A Weekend in the Joffre Range · Sat. Jul. 18th - Sun. Jul. 19th

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Organized by: Matteo Agnoloni.

Start: Saturday, Jul. 18th
End: Sunday, Jul. 19th
Pre-trip meeting: Thursday, Jul. 16th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Club Room

Description:

***I would also be in favour of leaving Friday instead of Saturday if others share this feeling.

The area surrounding Keith's hut is a beautiful spot to spend a weekend. There are also many mountaineering and scrambling objectives located a short distance from the hut. 

Some mountains include Matier, Joffre, Vantage, and Hartzell, to name a few. The VOC wiki has some information on these mountains and their various routes, as well as the book Alpine Select. I, personally, would like to attempt the easier routes on Matier and Joffre (but still should not be taken lightly!). Glacier training and knowing how to utilize the neccessary skills is mandatory for any routes involving glacier travel. You should be confident with glacier travel, self arrests, and crevasse rescue.

Accommodation can either be at Keith's Hut, camping around the hut, or camping at Motel 66 (about an hour and a half from the hut at 6600ft), 

The number of people who go on this trip will depend on how many experienced people can lend a helping hand.

Shoot me an email if you have any questions!

Posted: 2015-06-02 19:07:50
Last modified: 2015-07-15 16:41:58