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Trip Information
Name: Mt Slalok (Mountaineering course graduation climb)
Starts: Sat Jun 24, 2017
Meetup: TBA
Return: Sun Jun 25, 2017

Registration opens: Fri Jun 09, 2017
Event category: Mountaineering
Difficulty grade: D5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Claire Tallon
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1. Can you drive? If so, how many people can you bring (including you)?

2. Do you have a rope you can share ?

3. Do you have tent/stove you can share ? (I'll try to sort of tent/stove partner before the trip to ensure we are not bringing too much stuff. So, please, let me know if you already have a tent/stove partner)

4. Are you ready to have fun and eat chocolate ?

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Participant Information

This trip is for those who helped or participated in the recent BCMC Intro Mountaineering course.  It is expected that a few of the recent graduates will take charge in organizing this trip... with the course instructors helping.


The goal is to summit Mt Slalok (2653m). 

Description
Slalok is a glaciated summit above Upper Joffre Lake. The most popular route seems to be up the Stonecrop Glacier. The rocky summit provides pleasant views.

Ascent Routes:
We will do a group decision once we get there, depending on snow condition, weather and group dynamic.
So far, there are 2 routes, I'm considering:
1. NF/Stonecrop Glacier
2. NF of Slalok between Stonecrop Glacier and Glacier Matier.

Stats:
• Distance : Round trip from parking lot (Joffre Lakes) : 20km
• Elevation gain : 1495m
• Time required : 10-12 hours

Schedule:
• Saturday, June 24: Meeting at the Church and drive to Joffre Lakes parking lot. Hike to Upper Joffre Lake. Set up camp and talk about the summit route.
• Sunday, June 25: Alpine wake up (probably 1am). Summit and return to cars. 

This trip is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled in case of suspected poor weather. An evaluation will be made a few days prior to departure. 

The following is required of all participants:
• Standard glacier equipment: Ice axe, crampons, helmet, snow picket
• Avi gear :  beacon, probe, shovel
• Completing the recent BCMC Intro Mountaineering course. Training in glacier travel and crevasse rescue
• Smile and happiness !
• We will need to share tents, ropes and cars.

 Emergency Contact: If you haven't done so, please add it to your BCMC account by clicking on "My Account" in the top-right corner of our club website, then select "Edit Emergency Contact" under "Manage My Account" in the left column.

Waiver and Medical: Every participant must have read, agreed and signed the club's online Waiver.

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