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Trip Information
Name: Black Tusk
Starts: Sat Aug 19, 2023
Return: Sat Aug 19, 2023

Registration opens: Tue Aug 01, 2023
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: C4  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Bill Maurer
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Navigation method? (gps, phone-gps, map, other)

Make and model of car?

How many can you drive or do you require a lift?

Can you stop for a group dinner on the way home?

Are you carrying a cell phone?

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Participant Information

Hike to the base of Black Tusk from Rubble Creek and then scramble to the top.

Participants must bring headlamps (w spare batteries). Final condition report on Friday evening. 

Distance: 25 km
Elevation Gain: 1792 m
Summit: 2319 m
Estimated Time: 8 hrs

No one leaves until everyone is out.

Please note: This is a fast paced day trip requiring a high level of fitness. You must be comfortable with exposed scrambling and must be able to independently navigate in the mountains. I have posted a GPS track of our planned route.

Please ensure the phone number on your BCMC profile matches the number of the cell phone you will be carrying with you.

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