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Beginner friendly scrambling at Wedgemount lake · Sat. Oct. 17th - Sun. Oct. 18th

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Organized by: Mirko Moeller.

Start: Saturday, Oct. 17th, 6:00 am
End: Sunday, Oct. 18th, 10:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: VOC Clubroom MAP


Let's go to Wedgemount lake for the weekend. The lake is beautiful and there's a hut, but we should bring tents nevertheless because it does not fit a lot of people. From the lake there are two scrambles that we can do: Mount Weart or Mount Cook. Mount Weart is supposedly a bit more rewarding than Mount Cook, but also not as straightforward. Personally I have only done Mount Cook. On Sunday we will choose one of those depending on people's comfort levels, just staying at the lake is also an option.

For the scramble you will need an ice axe and a helmet. You will also need sturdy hiking boots, regardless of whether we are doing the scramble or not. The gear and details of the two scrambling options will also be discussed at the pretrip meeting.

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Posted: 2015-10-09 23:55:16
Last modified: 2015-10-10 00:15:13