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Best of The Bugaboos, July 28-31st, 2018

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BUGABOO PROVINCIAL PARK, July 28-31st, 2018

The Best of the Bugs is a great way to be introduced to or explore further into the Bugaboos located in the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia. The trip begins with a beautiful hike to the Conrad Kain Hut or Apple Bee alpine campsite where we will begin our daily adventures from. The options are limitless in the Bugaboos with countless routes from high alpine snow and ice to moderate multi-pitch rock routes and for the more adventurous the big walls which host some of the best climbing in the world.

This trip is 2:1 ratio which is ideal the classic accents, some examples are; West Ridge of Pigeon Spire 5.4, the Kain route on Bugaboo spire 5.8, Surfs Up on Snowpatch Spire 5.8. For intermediate fit climbers this is an area which will inspire the mind and soul, previous climbing skills are necessary. If you are looking for skills to prepare you for B.O.B. the rock review and progression courses will get you ready.

Custom dates are available just inquire with Jeff.

Additional Information

Trip Dates

July 28-31st, 2018

What's Included

Certified Mountain Guide
Permits
Hut / Camping
Food
Use of group technical gear

Gear List

CLOTHING:
In the mountains it is important to layer your clothing. I suggest layers of light, easily carried clothing that allow for fast and easy adjustment to best suit fast changing temperature conditions in the mountains. Cotton clothing of any kind is not recommended as it causes rapid heat loss when wet. We will have time to go through your clothing and gear prior to the climb.
You will need to bring:
o LONG PANTS to climb in. These should be nylon blend or Sheoller material
o Light SHIRT or T-SHIRT.
o Wool or fleece LONG SLEEVE SHIRT.
o Heavyweight fleece or insulated/down JACKET.
o Water proof OUTER JACKET with hood (Gore-Tex).
o Waterproof OUTER PANTS, preferably with side zips on legs.
o Light weight GLOVES.
o WARM HAT/TOUQUE
o NECK TUBE/BELLACLAVA

EQUIPMENT LIST
You will need to bring:
o APPROACH SHOES OR LIGHT WEIGHT BOOTS
o SLEEPING BAG
o THERMA-REST, only for camping or bivi’s
o BACKPACK: Large enough to carry spare clothing, food, water and climbing gear. Approx. 40-50liters
o CLIMBING HARNESS
o ROCK CLIMBING SHOES, comfy shoes for all day use
o CLIMBING HELMET
o CHALK BAG
o BELAY DEVICE WITH LOCKING CARIBINER
o LIGHT WEIGHT CRAMPONS
o SUNGLASSES with good UV protection
o SUN CREAM.
o LIP SUN CREAM
o HEADLAMP with fresh batteries.
o WATERBOTTLE (1L minimum).
o POCKET KNIFE.
o BLISTER KIT (‘moleskin’, ‘Second Skin’)
o CAMERA
o TREKKING POLE or old SKI POLE, optional

Insurance

We highly recommend purchasing Trip Cancellation Insurance

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