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Trip Information
Name: Boxing Day Special
Starts: Tue Dec 26, 2017
Meetup: 5:25 am Meeting Details in Planning Forum
Return: Tue Dec 26, 2017

Registration opens: Tue Dec 19, 2017
Event category: Ice Climbing
Difficulty grade: A5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Cliff Eschner
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

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Participant Information

***This trip is FULL***

Boxing Day Special

Ice Climbing at Cal-Cheak

(location might change depending on last minute ice conditions report) 

This is not a course so assess your experience and skills carefully.

You must have climbing experience and safe belay practices.  

Some experience climbing on ice is preferred.

The focus will be on top rope climbing. 

Leading is an option for strong, conservative lead climbers only.

Conditions are expected to be thin.

We will be standing around in cold wintery conditions, so be prepared, and bring your own ten essentials.

https://www.mountaineersbooks.org/Assets/ClientPages/zz_TenEssentials.aspx

Gear required:

Headlamp!

Helmet, Harness and Belay Device.

Goggles or protective glasses.

Rigid boots and steel crampons.

Technical Ice Tools.

Recommended: Waterproof jacket and pants, gaiters, extra pairs of climbing gloves. Extra warm belay jacket.

Extra Gear:

We will need enough ropes, ice screws, and climbing gear for the group.

Organizer will bring their own 10 Essentials including GPS, Personal Locator Beacon; Camera; First aid kit.

Organizer will use the Planning Forum for additional information

Contact organizer by telephone for last minute questions/changes. 

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