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Trip Information
Name: Semi-Alcoholic Traverse
Starts: Sat Aug 17, 2019
Meetup: 5:00am at St. David's
Return: Sat Aug 17, 2019

Registration opens: Mon Aug 12, 2019
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: D3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Paul Schrimpf
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Trip Planning Questions

What other long hikes / scrambles / trail runs have you done recently?

Can you drive, and if yes how many people can you fit? Do you have a high clearance vehicle?

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This will be a fast paced hike from Brandywine to Cypress. The route is about 24km with 1800m elevation gain. This route is usually done in 2-3 days, but has been done in as little as 5 hours. I expect it to take around 12 hours.


I have not done this trip before, so please research the route and be prepared to help navigate. I believe the only difficult scrambling will be to the summit of Cypress and back, which could be skipped for anyone not comfortable with it.

This might be a long day, so be sure to bring a headlamp, sufficient food, and warm clothing.

The mapped route starts at the lower Brandywine parking lot. If people have high clearance vehicles, we can start from 400m higher.

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