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Beginner friendly scramble trip (Mt Sloan or Gardiner) · Sat. Jul. 19th - Sun. Jul. 20th

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Organized by: Marie-Eve Myrand-Lapierre.

Start: Saturday, Jul. 19th, 6:00 am
End: Sunday, Jul. 20th, 10:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Thursday, Jul. 17th, 7:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Spanish Banks/Locarno Beach near the base of Tolmie St.


After the epic trip to Castle Tower, I decided it is time for a more relax overnight scrambling trip. So the plan is to select a scramble that is supposed to be a long daytrip and to convert it in two relax-ish day (well we never know, could be somehow still challenging). For now I have in mind Mt Sloan (two stars, moderate scramble with one sticky step, 5-7 hours ascent time, but 4 1/4 hours drive) or Mt Gardiner (three stars, moderate scramble, 6-9 hours ascent time, 2 3/4 hours drive, this is not the hike on Bowen island, but in Pemberton area).

This trip is beginner friendly. You will need overnight gear (can find the list here), plus a helmet and an ice axe (will teach you how to use it). Don't hesitate to email me if you have any question.

Note: The pre-trip meeting will be Thursday at Tolmie beach (where the monthly VOC bbq are). There will be bbq (Clemens birthday bbq), so you should bring food!

Posted: 2014-07-14 17:56:18
Last modified: 2014-07-18 13:32:40