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Trip Information
Name: Semi-Alcoholic Traverse
Starts: Sat Aug 01, 2020
Meetup: 7am at St. David's
Return: Mon Aug 03, 2020

Registration opens: Fri Jul 10, 2020
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: D3  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 6

Organizer: Evgeny Sorkin
Profile info:
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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Participant Information

This will be backpacking 2-nighter hike from Brandywine to Cypress. The route is about 24km with 1800m elevation gain. The scrambling portion will include summits of Brandywine and Cypress peaks.

Map. 

Please research the route and be prepared to help navigating.

Mountain weather tends to change quickly so be sure to bring a headlamp, sufficient food, warm clothing and rain gear. I would also recommend bringing an ice axe and helmet. Expect to be self-sufficient with camping and cooking gear. 

The mapped route starts at the lower Brandywine parking lot. If people have high clearance vehicles, we can start from 400m higher. Since this is a traverse, car shuttling is required, hence the trip is mostly suitable for participants comfortable with carpooling.

 

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