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Name: Golden Ears Scramble
Starts: Sun Jul 05, 2020
Meetup: July 5, 6:45 am Golden Ears Park Gate
Return: Sun Jul 05, 2020

Registration opens: Thu Jul 02, 2020
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: C2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Shashi Shanbhag
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Have you done the BC COVID-19 online self-assessment?

What are you interested in - just hike to Panorama Ridge or hike + Scramble to the summit?

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Participant Information

***COVID19 Guidelines Compliance:  Participants MUST read and comply with BCMC Guidelines (see link below), confirm both at the time of sign up, and day of the event  - participants have completed the  ​BC Covid-19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool questionnaire​ at the time of registration. ***

Mandatory COVID 19 Symptom Self Assessment Tool: ​https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en

Please send me a text confirming your assessment.

COVID Guidelines:

https://bcmc.ca/bcmc/files/BCMCCovidPhase2JuneGuidelines.pdf

Let's meet at 6:45 am at Golden Ears Park gate. Once the gate is open, we will drive to the West Canyon Parking lot and start our hike around 7:15 am. We will be hiking at a moderate pace and plan to summit before 1 pm.

From the Book - Scrambles in Southwest British Columbia (Page 236)

Summit: 1716 m

Difficulty: Moderate, mostly hiking

Ascent Time: 5.5-7 hours, round trip 10-12 hours

Elevation gain: 1536 m

Another resource: 

https://www.outdoorvancouver.ca/golden-ears-summit-hike/

If you are not comfortable with the scramble, you have an option to stay on the ridge. 

Gear for summit scramble (in addition to regular hiking gear):

Microspikes/crampons

Ice Axe

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