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Name: Ice Climbing in the Rockies- Canmore/Banff area
Starts: Fri Feb 12, 2016
Return: Mon Feb 15, 2016

Registration opens: Tue Jan 12, 2016
Event category: Ice Climbing
Difficulty grade: WI3-WI4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 5

Organizer: Marco Buccheri
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1) Have you ice-climbed before?

2) What is the highest ice grade that you can top-rope?

3)Do you have ice climbing gear? ice crampons? and ice screws?

4) can you lead ice ? what grade?

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Participant Information

Joined event with the ACC.

the plan is to flight to Calgary Friday night (Feb 12), climb Monday and return to Vancouver Monday night (Feb 15). Planning to sat Sat and Sun night at the ACC hostel.

This is the trip:

Friday --> fly to Calgary Sat --> ice climbing/mix climbing - WI3-WI5; laps on ice/rock. Potential areas: Bear spirit; kings Creek, grotto Canyon. Get familiar to good/steep ice again. Sun --> Ice climbing (long day out): multi pitch climbs; possibly: moonlight and Chantilly falls (kananaskis); Ghost Ice climbs (this house of sky, Sunshine + Acquarius, or Beowulf). Considering in renting a truck. Mon --> Ice climbing. Possibly in the Ghost or Professor Falls (WI3+). Monday evening, fly back to Vancouver. Selection of Climbs will depend on the level of experience of participants and ice conditions. Planning to stay at the ACC hostel Sat, and Sun night. Possibly a Motel on Friday night in Calgary. This trip is for intermediate ice climbers that can second up to WI4 ice.

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