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St-Jean Baptiste scrambling+climbing · Sat. Jun. 21st - Sun. Jun. 22nd
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Start: Saturday, Jun. 21st, 6:00 am
End: Sunday, Jun. 22nd, 10:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Jun. 18th, 7:30 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom
* Photo credit: Levi Graham
June 24th is St-Jean Baptiste. Since celebrating during the week is not convenient (have to work...), let's celebrate it on Saturday night!
St-Jean Baptiste is the Quebec day. Quebecois takes this day very seriously and have a huge celebration.
So, the plan is to wake up early and do Tricouni scramble on Saturday. Then go to the Chief campground, try to make a campingmade poutine (never done it, please don't be too critical), celebrate, and go climbing in Squamish the next day.
Here is a description of Tricouni: Takes about 7h (or maybe 8h if we don't have 4WD and can't reach the trailhead), scramble with short moderate corner and minimal exposure, 922 elevation gain (~1120m without 4WD), and 3 stars in Matt Gunn Scrambles book (which means it is awesome)
This trip is beginner friendly! Having some basic knowledge on climbing would be good though (know how to do a figure eight, how to belay, etc...). You can find the gear you need to bring here (summer overnight trip plus an ice axe, a helmet and crampons) and here (rock climbing gear).
Note: Non-Quebecois individuals are also definitelly welcome :)