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Mountain Camp 2019 · Sat. Oct. 12th - Mon. Oct. 14th
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Start: Saturday, Oct. 12th
End: Monday, Oct. 14th
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom
Welcome to Mountain Camp 2019! The idea behind the camp is to have a fun camp style mountaineering and alpine climbing trip on the long weekend (this year is for thanksgiving not labour day). The camp is very informal and is intended only for people who already have some mountaineering experience, but want to improve their skills and have a good time in the mountains.
The first camp was held in 2001 in the Joffre Group. Since then, it has come and gone from the trip agenda but this year its back. I want to approach it slightly differently this year, making it a bit more relaxed as it is so late in the season conditions may be challenging for scrambling. So if you want to alpine climb a 5.12 in the rain or simply go for a hike in the rain*, this could be for you.
As this trip is a pretty relaxed one, I would Ideally like to go to a location with a hut as back up. You should bring tents where possible, but this can be further discussed at the pre trip. At the moment we are going Phelix creek, and combining trips with Sam on the same weekend going to Phelix. That is a more beginner friendly trip, so check it out here. Please note, the focus of this trip is for people to go off in their own groups and to do what they are comfortable with, so you dont have to be super experienced. However, it is not a trip for those without overnight backcountry camping experience or an ability to put up with type 2 fun.